Lord Stirling Community School recognizes a Teacher of the Year every school year. Students are recognized every marking period for Honor Roll and attendance. The school was recognized as a Sustainable School. Lord Stirling was also recognized for the Bronze Tier from Future Ready Schools of New Jersey.
|White|| 0% |
|Black|| 8% |
|Asian|| 0% |
|Hispanic|| 92% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 0% |
|Female|| 49.7% |
|Male|| 50.3% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 92% |
|Students with disabilities|| 17% |
|English learners|| 35% |
|Homeless students|| 1% |
|Students in foster care|| 1% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 3% ||14|
|Kindergarten|| 15% ||80|
|1st Grade|| 17% ||91|
|2nd Grade|| 17% ||90|
|3rd Grade|| 14% ||79|
|4th Grade|| 18% ||98|
|5th Grade|| 17% ||91|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||5|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 3% |
|1 to 5 days|| 41% |
|6 to 10 days|| 31% |
|11 to 15 days|| 17% |
|Over 15 days|| 8% |
|Spanish|| 80.0% |
|English|| 20.0% |
Learn more about Lord Stirling Elementary School.
Lord Stirling Community School is alive with innovation and vision. Within the classroom and beyond, we challenge all students to recognize their talents and maximize their potential. An important strength of Lord Stirling School is our daily work to embody the districtÃ¢ÂÂs vision to Prepare, Empower and Inspire students to be lifelong learners and leaders as well as to provide high level and rigorous academic programs, in a safe and inviting community environment.
Lord Stirling Community SchoolÃ¢ÂÂs instructional plans and goals are aligned to the New Brunswick School District curriculum and the New Jersey Student Learning Standards. The plan includes an interdisciplinary approach to Language Arts Literacy and Mathematics that is integrated in all K-5 classes with team teaching in grades 3-5. After school programs offer assistance with homework and parents are able to monitor student assignments and grades through the Oncourse Connect Parent Portal.
Before and After School activities include YSS and Civic League after school partner programs, the Nature Thru Nurture extended day program, and Extended School Day programs designed to enhance student proficiency in Language Arts Literacy and Parental involvement through a PTO leadership team. We also have partnerships with Rutgers and other community members who offer after school tutoring.
Administrators and teachers participate in professional learning activities throughout the school year. The professional learning plan drives rigorous instruction, age appropriate learning strategies and ongoing professional development for instructional staff in an effort to enhance student learning and improve overall student outcomes. We continuously provide teaching staff with job-embedded and relevant professional development opportunities.
Student support is provided throughout the school day as well as before and after school. Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) and Bilingual and ESL Instructional Program are examples of how support is provided to the students. The Extended School Day Program along with tutoring programs supported by community agencies also assist students who are in need academic support. The school's counseling program supports social emotional learning and character education.
Breakfast is provided to all students each morning. All students participate in physical education, recess and health classes throughout the week. Fourth grade students participate in an aquatics program which is supported by Robert Wood Johnson. During this time, they learn about water safety and are given swimming lessons by certified lifeguards and swim coaches.
A committed group of individuals composed of teachers, parents, and administration are a part of the PTO who meet monthly. Parents are also invited to attend Special Education Parent Advisory Meetings. The school maintains partnerships with the community, including the Law firm of Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, American Repertory Ballet, George Street Playhouse and Robert Wood Johnson. These organizations provide our students with opportunities to enhance academic achievement.
Lord Stirling Community School has embodied the values and traditions of community education, service and family since its inception in 2002. The school campus is located at 101 Redmond Street and borders George Street and Commercial Avenue, which are major thoroughfares through the heart of New Brunswick. The building is comprised of classrooms for Pre K - 5, a gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, library, as well as art and music rooms.
Lord Stirling Community School takes the safety and security of our students, staff, and all members very seriously. We have security staff on premises at all times that the school is open. All visitors must sign in and be acknowledged by security prior to entering the building. We have a School Safety Team which meets throughout the year to discuss not only physical but social and emotional safety of our students.
Students in grades 3-5 have one to one access to Chromebooks throughout the school day. Students in Grades K-2 have access to technology through centers and small group use. Teachers have access to and utillize interactive projectors, smart boards, as well as document cameras, and projectors. All staff are supplied with laptops.
Students in our Pre K program begin at 8:40 and end at 3:15. They utilize Tools of the Mind and TS Gold.
Lord Stirling Community School has expanded its student population and diversity over the years: An increase in cultural diversity is evidenced by an expanding English as Second Language program. Lord Stirling is a Pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade school with thirty homerooms and additional classrooms to provide special education, resource, basic skills and ESL instruction. District technology initiatives have allowed for one-to-one Chromebooks for students in grades 3rd-5th. The vision that we share for our students along with the committed efforts of our staff have allowed Lord Stirling Community School to grow and enrich the lives of the members of our school community. The overall school program supports academic achievement and social development. We implement a uniform policy which is shared with our students and parents in the summer prior to the beginning of school and in our Parent/Student Handbook which is provided in English and Spanish at the beginning of the School Year. Our school community provides students with a positive and nurturing learning environment where they can grow academically, emotionally, and socially thereby ensuring our students are Ã¢ÂÂPrepared, Empowered and InspiredÃ¢ÂÂ to be lifelong learners and leaders.