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Lean on Me Filming Locations

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Joe Clark and Ms. Levias help Kaneesha.

Featured Movie Location: Eastside High
Wanna see the real life filming location used for Eastside High in the movie? These scenes were actually shot at Eastside High School, located in Paterson, New Jersey. [Google Map]

Locations Manager(s): David Ticotin

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Lean on Me was filmed at locations in Paterson, New Jersey.

Other than the school, "Lean on Me" was filmed at The Projects of Paterson and City Hall in Paterson. [Thanks to Cyndi]

The High School used in the filming of the movie was my Alma Mater.. Pompton Lakes High School in Pompton Lakes, just a town or 2 away from Paterson. [Thanks to Jeanie]

Trenton Central High School [Thanks to Raheem Mathison]

Can you help? Do you know any of the Paterson, New Jersey (or any other) filming locations used for Lean on Me? [Please send them in]

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