Bayonne School District

Building a Caring, Learning Community

  • Parents/Guardians must call the school and make an appointment before entering the building. The school's phone number is (201) 858-5969.

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Welcome to
Mary J. Donohoe Community School
25 East 5th Street  Bayonne, NJ 07002
(201) 858-5969 
Home of the Bulldogs
Personal Responsibility In Delivering Excellence 


 Mr. Philip J. Baccarella, Principal
Mrs. Carol Christie, Secretary
Ms. Ann Edmundson, Guidance/Anti-Bully Specialist
Mrs. Lynn Keating, R.N., School Nurse

Mission Statement
Our mission statement at Mary J. Donohoe Community School is to provide individualized education that addresses students' unique learning styles, cultivates independent thought, and promotes the building of character, enabling them to contribute to their communities in meaningful and positive ways.

Congratulations to
Stacey Bailey
Mary J. Donohoe Community School
Teacher of the Year
Emergency School Closing Information
In the event of inclement weather or any other emergency, three adjustments to the school day schedule are possible:
1. School would be cancelled.
2. In the event of a delayed opening, the following schedule will be implemented:
  •    A 10:00am delayed opening
  •    Both morning and afternoon Pre-K students report at 12:10 pm and dismiss at 2:55pm.
  •    Gr. K-12 10:00am arrival, regular dismissal

3. An abbreviated school day would be held with dismissal at 12:40pm. Lunch would be served, if possible, prior to dismissal.


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