New Jersey: General – Southern

November 18, 2011

Educational Data Services, Inc.
236 Midland Avenue
Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663

E.S.C of Morris County
520 Speedwell Avenue, Suite 200
Morris Plains, NJ 07950



Dear Board of Education:


Specifications were prepared, bids advertised on September 2, 2011 and received for General Classroom Supplies on October 13, 2011 for the SOUTHERN Cooperative Bid for Absecon City, Academy Charter School,  Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Barnegat Twp, Beach Haven, Berkeley Twp, Beverly City, Black Horse Pike Reg., Brick Twp, Brigantinel, Burch Charter School, Burlington City, Burlington Twp, Camden City, Camden County E.S.C., Cape May County Tech, Central Regional, Cherry Hill, Chesterfield Twp, Cinnaminson Twp, Clayton, Clearview Regional, Clementon Elem., Collingswood, Delanco Twp, Delran Twp, Delsea Reg. HS, Deptford Twp, Due Season Charter School, East Greenwich Twp, Eastampton Twp, Eastern Camden Co., Edgewater Park Twp, Egg Harbor, Essex County Vocational, Evesham Twp, Ewing Twp,  Fair Haven, Fairfield Twp, Florence Twp, Franklin Twp, Freehold  Reg. HS, Freehold Twp, Galloway Twp, Glassboro, Haddon Heights, Haddon Twp, Haddonfield, Hainesport, Hammonton Town, Hampton Twp, Hazlet Twp, Holmdel Twp, Hope Academy Charter School, Howell Twp, Jackson Twp, Keansburg Borough, Keyport, Kingsway Regional, Lacey Twp, Lakehurst, Lakewood, Leap Academy Charter School, Lenape Reg. HS, Lindenwold, Little Egg Harbor, Little Silver, Logan Twp, Long Branch, Lumberton Twp, Mainland Reg. HS, Manalapan-Englishtown Reg., Manasquan, Manchester Twp, Mantua Twp, Maple Shade Twp, Marlboro Twp,  Matawan Aberdeen Reg., Medford Lakes, Medford Twp, Middle Twp, Middletown Twp, Millburn Twp., Millstone Twp, Monmouth County Voc., Monmouth Reg.  HS, Monroe Twp, Moorestown Twp, Mt. Ephraim, Mt. Holly Twp, Mt. Laurel Twp, Mullica Twp, Neptune Twp, New Hanover Twp, New Jersey Educational Consortium, Northfield Cmty, Ocean City,  Ocean County Voc., Ocean Gate, Ocean Twp, Oceanside Charter School, Palmyra, Paulsboro, Pemberton Twp, Pinelands, Pitman, Pittsgrove Twp, Pleasantville, Plumsted Twp, Point Pleasant Beach, Point Pleasant Boro,  Rancocas Valley Reg. HS, Red Bank Borough, Red Bank Reg. HS, Riverside Twp, Roosevelt, Rumson Fairhaven Regional HS, Runnemede, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park Elementary School, Shore Regional, Shrewsbury, Somerdale, South Brunswick, Southampton Twp, Southern Regional, Stafford Twp, Stratford Borough, Swedesboro Woolwich, Tabernacle Twp, Tinton Falls, Toms River Reg., Township of Ocean, Upper Freehold Reg., Upper Twp, Ventnor City, Vineland, Vineland Public Charter School, Voorhees Twp, Washington Twp, Waterford Twp, Wenonah, West Deptford Twp, Willingboro, Winslow Twp, Woodbury, Woodlynne.  


Company Name



Net Bid

Number of
Items Bid

Value of
No Bids

Net Adjusted

Cascade School Supplies$3,410,219.42$682,043.88$2,728,175.54


School Specialty Education$3,179,096.25$635,819.25$2,543,277.00


* W.B. Mason, Co. Inc.$2,337,948.7202,337,948.72



*Bid not accepted due to failure to conform to bid specifications.

Discounts apply for total award of category.

It is recommended that a unit price award be made School Specialty, as low bidder according to specifications for General Classroom Supplies for a Net Total of $2,545,287.85. This total applies to the total cooperative bid. The Boards of Education reserve the right to increase or decrease quantities in the bid.  The discount from manufacturer’s current list price for in stock items not specified on the bid is 20% and 12% delivered list price on all Furniture and Equipment.  Prices remain firm until November 30, 2012.


Very truly yours,

John O’Connor
Educational Data Services, Inc.