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Hours & Information

Samsel School Times

Regular Time Schedule:
Arrival Time: 8:15am
Homeroom begins at 8:30am
Dismissal: 2:45pm

8:30 am - 2:45 pm

Early Dismissal:
If your child's regular dismissal procedure will change please send an email to:

8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Delayed Opening:
Homeroom begins at 10:00am
Busses pick up 90 minutes (1 1/2 hours) after regular pick up time.

10:00 am - 2:45 pm


We encourage students to ride the bus. Limiting when you pick up your child for appointments that cannot be scheduled at other times helps with routines, as well as the instructional day. In an effort to streamline dismissal, we will now only use this email for changes in a student’s dismissal. 

Parents should email the school by 12:00 for changes to dismissal.



Garden State Parkway South
Take the US-9 exit- exit number 129- toward RT-440/WOODBRIDGE/I-287/PERTH AMBOY. Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. Merge onto US-9 S. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto NJ-35. Turn RIGHT onto LORRAINE AVE. LORRAINE AVE becomes ERNSTON RD.

Garden State Parkway North
Take the RT-36 exit- exit number 117- toward RT-35/HAZLET/KEYPORT/ABERDEEN. Merge onto NJ-36 E. Take the RT-35 ramp toward MATAWAN/HAZLET/MIDDLETOWN. Merge onto NJ-35 S. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT. Turn LEFT onto NJ-35 S. Turn RIGHT onto LORRAINE AVE. LORRAINE AVE becomes ERNSTON RD.

Emergency Closing

In the event of an emergency closing automated telephone calls will go to the phone number you have listed with us.  Additionally, plese tune into the following radio stations for weather related closings: WMGQ 98.3 FM     NJ 101.5 FM     WCTC 1450 AM

Up to date information can also be found on our district home page at