Award Year: 2019

Terence C. Reilly School No. 7

436 First Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ, 07206-1122

(908) 436-6030

Mr. Theodore Panagopoulos, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School, Magnet School

Elizabeth School District

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Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 will provide an innovative and personalized learning environment that ensures that every child achieves excellence.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 13%
  • White: 11%
  • Hispanic: 72%
  • Asian: 4%
Learning is fun at Terence C. Reilly School No. 7!

Learning is fun at Terence C. Reilly School No. 7!

Spend any amount of time at Terence C. Reilly School No. 7 and you will quickly discover that it is a special place that provides an environment where every child can achieve excellence. Student-created artwork is always on display. Theater, dance, vocal, and instrumental performances frequently showcase the amazing talent of our student body. Philanthropic ventures generated by student leaders raise awareness and funds to encourage community involvement and assistance for those in need. We cherish the "whole child." Our emphasis to support the arts and other student passions gives our school an unwavering spirit that influences sustained academic achievement. In addition to the arts, we have become a leader in one-to-one technology integration. This has further allowed our students and staff to be creative in designing projects and products, based on student choice, that showcase mastery of subject material. It is our firm commitment to character development that helps promote a positive learning experience for our student body. Our nationally recognized character education initiatives are embedded in content instruction, as well as organizationally promoted through school-wide lessons and activities to celebrate positive character traits. Our dedication to character education, academics, and the arts promotes a learning experience for our students that all stakeholders support. Our motto still rings true:"Together We Can" accomplish anything we set our minds and hearts to.