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New Brunswick, New Jersey
Middlesex County
New Brunswick School District
Roosevelt Elementary School is a public school located in New Brunswick, New Jersey with 767 students in grades KG-5.
Highlights
2nd and 3rd grade are involved in a Dance Power Program through the American Repertory Princeton Ballet School.
George Street Playhouse host a residency for our 3rd and 4th grade students to learn theatrical performance.
Students in grades 3-5 participate in a one to one Chromebook take home program.
Awards

Robin Mayer-Carroll was awarded, Anton Banko Award. We also received bronze recognition for Future Ready.

Location
83 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Contact
Principal: Mrs. Georgette Gonzalez-Lugo
732-745-5300
georgette_gonzalez@nbpsnj.net
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Grades
KG-5
White 0%
Black 2%
Asian 0%
Hispanic 97%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
767
students
Female 54.5%
Male 45.5%
Economically disadvantaged students 88%
Students with disabilities 13%
English learners 49%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
128
Grade Percent of total students Students
Kindergarten 11%
86
1st Grade 16%
121
2nd Grade 15%
113
3rd Grade 20%
157
4th Grade 22%
171
5th Grade 16%
119
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English & language arts proficiency
24%
of students

Math proficiency
32%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.4
Incidents per year
Violence 0
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 3
Total incidents 3
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
81%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 6%
1 to 5 days 48%
6 to 10 days 27%
11 to 15 days 11%
Over 15 days 7%
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Spanish 86.7%
English 13.2%
Other 0.1%
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Learn more about Roosevelt Elementary School.

Mission

Mission: NBPS will prepare, empower and inspire students to become engaged in their own learning, their environment and the world. Students will develop their creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills to innovate solutions to complex challenges. The entire community will collaborate to create a nurturing environment that allows students to reach these goals. Vision: To prepare, empower and inspire life-long learners and leaders.

Academics

During our academy periods, students receive both intervention and enrichment in the content areas of Language Arts and Mathematics. Students are identified and placed into groups using various data points, which determine the focus of instruction. Since data is analyzed approximately every six weeks, students are regrouped based on their current learning needs, which makes the academy block fluid.

Clubs

We offer a string program to our students in 4th and 5th grade and our 3rd grade students are introduced to the recorders in the 2nd marking period. Girls on the Run is also available for grades 3-5.

Programs

Roosevelt School has a Game Club for first grade students to teach critical thinking, strategies in Math and Literacy through play. AED is a partnership with Rutgers and is tutoring offered for Grades 1-5

Teachers

Roosevelt School has a Game Club for first grade students to teach critical thinking, strategies in Math and Literacy through play. AED is a partnership with Rutgers and is tutoring offered for Grades 1-5

Post high school

There is a vast array of tutoring programs available for our Roosevelt Students. The Youth Empowerment Service Program services 1st-3rd grade students. The Puerto Rican Action Board tutors services 3rd grade students. Rutgers Tutors services students in 4th and 5th grade. The Youth Service System assists students with their homework and provides recreational activities, which develops team building.

Supports

We have student that receieve Bilingual Education, ESL support. We work with School Base to provide parents support that include those who just arrived to the counrty. School Counselor and Social worker provide group intervention as needed. They also go into classroom to provide social emotional lessons.

Health

NBPS has a partnership with RWJ Wellness Center to teach 4th grade students to swim. We partner with Mobile Dentist that come twice a year for student cleanings.

Parents

We work to provide Parent Workshops that prepare and empower our parent to better assist their children at home. We encourage our staff, parents and students to work as a family not only to celebrate our accomplishments, but also to learn from our challenges in order to make us stronger and better able to conquer our dreams. Our PTO works with our Family Liaison to provide event and programs for parents.

Facilities

Our school was built in 1919 and it is filled with charm and unique historic architectural elements. Our hallways are decorated with many murals and art displays created by our artistic staff and students.

School safety

We have 4 security guards. We also have a 15 member Safety Patrol team that works well with the New Brunswick Police Department

Technology

All math classrooms in grades 3-5 received new interactive boards. Students in grades 3-5 also participated in a one to one take-home program. Teachers are provided with teacher carts. Grade K- 2 also have chromebooks and iPads. Clever is used as a format for studenst to log into various programs. HAPARA allows teacher to monitor student's progress.

Early childhood

Students in grades K use Tools of the Mind.

More

Roosevelt Elementary School is located in the heart of New Brunswick. The school has an enrollment of 726 students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The town is culturally diverse and the home of Rutgers University. Roosevelt School is committed to Preparing, Empowering and Inspiring life-long learners and leaders. We strive to build strong relationships with students, parents and the community at large. Our dedicated staff works diligently to ensure that our students are immersed in a learning environment that is engaging, challenging and supportive. It is our core practice "Through learning, We grow." This denotes the desire to improve and achieve our goals. This core practice is aligned to our district statement "To Prepare, Empower and Inspire life-longer learners and leaders. Roosevelt School has developed a culture for learning through the collaboration of all stakeholders. Roosevelt School is dedicated to foster the growth of our students as a whole.

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