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Paramus School District

Paramus Community School for Adults & Youth

The Paramus Community school is a hidden gem that provides courses designed to promote educational, recreational, physical well-being, and cultural activities for adults and children. The Paramus Community School promotes the Paramus Board of Education’s mission; to develop all students as open-minded, life-long learners who pursue their dreams and add value to the world.

Classes include interesting topics such as: computers, cooking, creative arts, enrichment, fitness/health and wellness, finances, languages, music, chess, robotics, sports, and a multitude of special interest classes including tickets to sports games. Classes are Monday through Friday at various Paramus Public Schools.

Community School Administration

The Paramus Board of Education has appointed a supervisor of elementary education and district programs for the adult and youth classes. The Paramus Community School provides the administrative and operational expenses of the program in its annual budget.

Questions about the Paramus Community School? Please contact our community school staff.


We accept check, credit card, or money order, but no cash payments. We may grant an appeal to administration and accept cash due to specific circumstances.

Our Refund Policy

Absolutely no refunds or credits for any reason the day class begins or after the first meeting of class.

If there is low enrollment two business days prior to the class start date, the Paramus Community School will cancel class and provide you with a full refund in the form of payment you made. 

If you request to cancel class, this must be done at least two days before the start date of class. A refund minus a $25.00 processing fee will be provided.

If you registered for a class that has a non-refundable fee/deposit, the above statement does not apply.

The Paramus Community School does not prorate or provide a make-up class due to late registration. 

Cancellation of Class Due to Weather or Emergency

In case of inclement weather or an emergency, visit our webpage or call (201) 261.7800 Ext. 3038. If class is cancelled due to inclement weather or an emergency, we will make-up the missed session as long as we are able to secure a classroom. If the community school along with the instructor is not able to make-up the missed session, class will not be rescheduled and we will not provide a refund for the class session.

If the Paramus Community School cancels class, we will provide a full refund. 

Course Suggestion

If you would like to teach a course at the Paramus Community School or have any suggestions, please contact Lynda J. Ariyan or call (201) 261.7800 Ext. 3038. Thank you in advance for your suggestion.