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Bogota, New Jersey
Bergen County
Bogota Public School District
E. Roy Bixby is a public school located in Bogota, New Jersey with 274 students in grades Pre-K-6.
Highlights
E. Roy Bixby School has received the ranking by the NJDOE as being one of the top 50 elementary and middle schools in the State of New Jersey in 2017.
Students have access to a new state of the art media center to enhance 21st Century skills. Students in grades Kindergarten through six have Chromebook carts in their classroom
E. Roy Bixby School has expanded its Special Education Program making it one of the best programs in our area. We have grown our Special Education program to include ABA trials and behaviorists.
Awards

Ranked 43 out of the top 50 elementary/middle schools in the State of New Jersey by the NJDOE in 2017.Our 2019 NJSLA math scores in grades 4 and 6 were one of the highest in our DFG.Our 2019 NJSLA ELA scores in grade 4 were once again one of the highest in our DFG. Awarded a grant from the BCUA for our recycling program.

Location
25 Fischer Avenue
Bogota, NJ 07603
Contact
Principal: Mr. Damon Englese
201-441-4834
denglese@bogotaboe.com
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Grades
Pre-K-6
White 19%
Black 8%
Asian 6%
Hispanic 67%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
274
students
Female 45.6%
Male 54.4%
Economically disadvantaged students 49%
Students with disabilities 28%
English learners 8%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
34
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 9%
25
Kindergarten 11%
29
1st Grade 14%
38
2nd Grade 13%
35
3rd Grade 18%
48
4th Grade 13%
35
5th Grade 11%
31
6th Grade 12%
33
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English & language arts proficiency
68%
of students

Math proficiency
70%
of students

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Incidents per year
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
81%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 4%
1 to 5 days 49%
6 to 10 days 28%
11 to 15 days 11%
Over 15 days 7%
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English 68.6%
Spanish 27.4%
Other 2.2%
Arabic 1.8%
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Learn more about E. Roy Bixby.

Mission

The E. Roy Bixby Elementary School has a great appreciation for providing its students with a safe environment wrapped into an admiration for learning. The school is home to a population of approximately 300 students in grades Pre-kindergarten through six. The school maintains its commitment to academic excellence and the promotion of social-emotional growth of all students regardless of affiliation.

Academics

The expectations outlined in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards are met and exceeded. The teachers work diligently to meet the individual learning styles of all the students through differentiated instruction and student-centered learning. We utilize the Teacher's College Readers' Writers' Workshop Model, Envision Math Series 2.0 and Elevate Science. There are many specialists who work with classroom teachers to help meet the needs of the students. In addition to the daily instruction in the core academic subjects, students receive weekly instruction in art, music, media, Spanish and physical education. The school also provides a program for gifted and talented students in which they receive additional instruction. New to the school for 2019 is a social and emotional wellness period build into all the schedules in grades K-6.

Clubs

Student CouncilGarden ClubWeek of the ArtsYearbookSafety PatrolBand

Programs

E. Roy Bixby School runs a breakfast program daily before school begins each day. After school we run activities such as safety patrol, garden club, yearbook, band and extra academic help for all students.

Teachers

A schedule was created school-wide to provide Common Planning period for all grade levels. This gives teachers time to collaborate weekly to ensure all students are receiving high quality instruction and the teacher's pacing is aligned to the curriculum.

Supports

E. Roy Bixby School has a full time school counselor/social worker and school psychologist. They are available to help all the students with a variety of issues and challenges they face daily. They provide counseling services, run lunch groups, character education programs as well as a variety of other activities deemed appropriate for the students. We also have a partnership with CarePlus to help those students in need.

Health

We offer breakfast to our students daily as well as a balanced lunch program. Our students receive recess daily, along with physical education two times a week.

Parents

Our PTO is a vital part of our school. They provide assistance to ALL students at Bixby School. They purchase many items for our students, which include yearly folders, field trips for each class as well as refreshments for our end of year activities.

Facilities

E. Roy Bixby has undergone extensive renovations. The building was painted, additional cameras were installed throughout the interior and exterior of the building,an extensive lintel project was completed ensuring the structure of the building, additional water bottle filling stations were installed and a new state of the art media center was built to enhance learning. Windows will be replaced throughout the entire building this Spring.

School safety

E. Roy Bixby School provides a safe learning environment for all our students. We continue to add cameras throughout the building each year. We also have a school safety team which meets throughout the year to discuss ways to improve school safety for all the students. We have added a SLEO 3 to our school this year as well as a new one button lock-down system.

Early childhood

E. Roy Bixby School has a Pre-K disabled program that has expanded vastly over the past few years. This program continues to grow each year. We have added behaviorists and ABA trials to maximize student potential.

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