Beach Haven School District
Eighth & Beach Avenue | Beach Haven, NJ 08008
PH: 609-492-7411             FAX: 609-492-7459
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Emergency Closings


Emergency School Closings


A school closing or delayed opening is normally decided upon between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.

after consultation with other area superintendents, communication with the police,

a survey of road conditions and the weather forecast.


In the event that an emergency requires the closing of school during the school day when students are already in school, the school office must have the emergency number(s) (cell phones) of the adults who will be responsible for the child in an emergency. Your child should know what to do in case you are not at home following an emergency dismissal.  


You will be notified through at least one of the following ways

  in the event of an emergency:



In the event of bad weather, school closings, delayed openings, or building emergency, you will be notified by this system.   The system will automatically call your home and cell phone numbers.  


Television and radio  

You may also continue to check the following broadcast stations:   

                        92.7 WOBM                                            News 12 – New Jersey



Parents who register with our website will also be notified of an early dismissal via e-mail.


School closings, delayed openings and other emergency notifications will be posted publicly on the homepage of our website.