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Rahway, New Jersey
Union County
Rahway Public School District
Roosevelt Elementary School is a public school located in Rahway, New Jersey with 617 students in grades Pre-K-6.
Highlights
PBSIS School
We offer many extracurricular clubs and activities for students.
Awards

2019 NJ PBSIS Certificate of Achievement; Shiny Penny Award from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; 2019 Kaboom Grant Recipient

Location
811 Street George Avenue
Rahway, NJ 07065
Contact
Principal: Dr. Cary Fields
732-396-1060
cfields@rahway.net
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Grades
Pre-K-6
White 22%
Black 30%
Asian 3%
Hispanic 42%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 3%
School size
617
students
Female 42.7%
Male 57.3%
Economically disadvantaged students 44%
Students with disabilities 27%
English learners 8%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 1%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
77
Grade Percent of total students Students
Pre-K 8%
50
Kindergarten 13%
82
1st Grade 10%
62
2nd Grade 13%
82
3rd Grade 12%
73
4th Grade 16%
97
5th Grade 14%
88
6th Grade 13%
83
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English & language arts proficiency
41%
of students

Math proficiency
35%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.6
Incidents per year
Violence 1
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 3
Total incidents 4
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
69%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 5%
1 to 5 days 33%
6 to 10 days 31%
11 to 15 days 19%
Over 15 days 12%
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English 78.7%
Spanish 14.2%
Other 3.1%
Portuguese 1.4%
Cree 1.4%
Polish 1.1%
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Learn more about Roosevelt Elementary School.

Mission

Roosevelt School, a community of teachers and learners, shall provide educational excellence, good teaching practices, and challenging inclusive programs to accommodate the unique needs of all students.

Academics

The curriculum includes Math in Focus, Writing Workshop, Literacy By Design, and Foss Science Kits.

Clubs

We offer the following extra-curricular activities for our students: STEM club, Dance club, Art club, Welcome Wagon club, Helping Hands club, HEROS club, Select Chorus, Safety Patrols, Peer Mediation, Tenderheart Teddies, and a Speech and Broadcasting club.

Programs

The YMCA provides onsite before and aftercare. Other programs offer busing to off-site locations for aftercare.

Teachers

PLC meetings, Staff meetings, Department meetings, and other professional learning opportunities are available to staff members.

Supports

Roosevelt School support services include homework help, ESL, ICS, Resource Room, Orton Gillingham, Speech, Counseling, and other Special Ed. services if eligible such as OT and PT.

Health

Roosevelt School offers a breakfast program for all students. Students have physical education at least once per week and recess daily.

Parents

Our PTA is active and organizes many fundraisers and school events. We also hold Family Math, Science, Writing, and Reading Nights.

Facilities

Roosevelt School was built in 1925. There have been two additions, 1960 and 2000. The building has a library, art room, gymnasium, and two cafeterias. The building has an elevator.

School safety

Roosevelt School has cameras and a common area paraprofessional to ensure student and staff safety. We conduct safety drills monthly.

Technology

We currently have iPads in K-2nd grade, Chromebook carts in 3rd-6th grade, and various grades have SmartBoards, Document Cameras, and Epson Projectors. We use Razz Kids and Achieve 3000 as supplemental tools.

Early childhood

We offer a full-day PreK and Kindergarten program.

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