Directions to the Passaic County Office
New Jersey Department of Education

501 River Street
Paterson, NJ 07524
(973) 569-2110

Garden State Parkway – (Coming from South):

  • Garden State Parkway to Exit 156 (Route 20 – Paterson)
  • Continue on Route 20 - following it all the away alongside the river to 5th Avenue, Paterson (left turn exit)
  • At end of ramp make left on to 5th Avenue – continue on 5th Avenue
  • Make a left onto River Street (traffic light over railroad tracks)
  • Continue on River Street until you see gray warehouse on your right - pull into gated yard and park

Coming From Route 80:

  • Follow Route 80 to Route 20/Hawthorne
  • Stay in left hand lane while exiting ramp onto Route 20/Hawthorne
  • Continue on Route 20 - following it all the away round alongside river to 5th Avenue, Paterson (left turn exit)
  • At end of ramp make left on to 5th Avenue
  • Make a left onto River Street (traffic light over railroad tracks)
  • Continue on River Street until you see gray warehouse on your right - pull into gated yard and park

Coming Hamburg Turnpike - North:

  • Hamburg Turnpike South to Pompton Road
  • Pompton Road turns into Haledon Avenue
  • Continue Haledon Avenue to North 6th Street
  • Make a left onto North 6th Street go over metal bridge (6th Avenue Bridge)
  • Make first left after bridge and it circles around to Fifth Avenue
  • Make a right at traffic light onto River Street
  • Continue on River Street until you see gray warehouse on your right – pull into gated yard and park

Coming Route 208 – South:

  • Take NJ-208 South
  • Take the Goffle Road ramp towards Hawthorne/Paterson
  • Turn right onto Goffle Road
  • Continue on Goffle Road until the 5th light
  • At the light make a left onto the 6th Avenue Bridge
  • Make first left after bridge and it circles around to Fifth Avenue
  • Make a right at traffic light onto River Street
  • Continue on River Street until you see gray warehouse on your right – pull into gated yard and park