We recognize staff and student accomplishment at our monthly All School-Meeting. Our students in third grade operate a school store for the LDW students in grades 2 and 3. The Lester D. Wilson School has earned re-accreditation from Middle States. LDW has earned a first runner-up status in Hunterdon County.
|White|| 88% |
|Black|| 0% |
|Asian|| 4% |
|Hispanic|| 5% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 2% |
|Female|| 46.1% |
|Male|| 53.9% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 6% |
|Students with disabilities|| 22% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 13% ||27|
|Kindergarten|| 17% ||34|
|1st Grade|| 23% ||47|
|2nd Grade|| 20% ||41|
|3rd Grade|| 27% ||55|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||2|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 2% |
|1 to 5 days|| 33% |
|6 to 10 days|| 33% |
|11 to 15 days|| 22% |
|Over 15 days|| 10% |
|English|| 99.5% |
|Other|| 0.5% |
Learn more about Lester D. Wilson Elementary School.
The Lester D. Wilson Elementary School will provide a safe and inspiring environment that recognizes, accepts and honors unique learning styles of all children which will encourage them to reach their full potential as lifelong learners and as responsible, respectful members of the global community.
Students are enrolled in Enrichment classes, academic assistance classes or typical classes. Every student in grades K-3 are assigned their own iPad.
Our PTO sponsors "Bricks for Kids", an after school activity that is offered to first and third graders. Students volunteer to assist in the LDW Garden, work with the school nurse, volunteer in the school store and with the school librarian. The third grade students are members of the recycling program.
Before Care and After Care Programs - ages preschool through 3rd grade. Program assists students in completing homework, working in a cooperative manner, playing individual and group games.
We are proud to offer opportunities for student teachers to work under the direction of our seasoned teachers. Staff completes professional development in the areas of behavior management, Growth Mindset, Responsive Classroom, Rutgers University Advisors, new teacher orientation, technology, math and reading skills. Professional Learning Communities have been established for all learning teams. The teachers review student assessments, complete lesson plans in Build Your Own Curriculum, set up meetings with parents and plan for instruction.
ELT (Early Learning Time), RTI (Response to Intervention) and IEP (Individualized Education Programs) programs are available for students who need additional assistance in both academic and social/emotional issues.
School Safety Committee, Wellness Committee, Physical Education three times a week & Health is two times a week, recess is scheduled five times a week. Movement classes are scheduled once a week. The LDW Garden Club allows for students to plant and harvest vegetables. The first graders are offered the opportunity to participate in the Bricks for Kids after-school program.
PTO, ATEF and Parent Portal are accessible through the district website. Child Study Team works in concert with regular education and special education teachers, parents, and students. Summer Library Club, ESY for special needs students.
LDW is 100 years old. We have a library, computer lab, art room, gymnasium, dance room, art room, music room and small instructional rooms. Each classroom has an air conditioning unit.
We offer a three year old preschool program and a four year old preschool program. Our preschool teachers conduct home visits once a year. We send out information to parents through a district wide communications platform. We also communicate with our school community through our website, social media newsletters, emails and phone calls. We have a School Safety Program, Technology Leaders and Team Leaders. A 1 to 1 iPad program for students in K-3 has been established. We offer school choice for families who do not live in the school district but choose to have their children attend LDW.