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North Bergen, New Jersey
Hudson County
North Bergen School District
Robert Fulton Elementary School is a public school located in North Bergen, New Jersey with 1,213 students in grades KG-8.
Highlights
Hudson County Law Day Essay Top Placements
Save Latin America Reach Our Dreams Essay Contest Awards, Patriots Pen Essay Contest Placement Awards
Silver Recognition by HCTMA for Golden Sneakers Program yearly participation
Awards

Hudson County Law Day Essay Writing Contest First and Second Place winners, Second Place winner in Poetry category, Boys Basketball Championship undefeated winners, Patriots Pen Essay Contest Placements, Silver Level recognition by HCTMA for yearly participation in Golden Sneakers program, Reach our Dreams Essay Writing winners sponsored by Save Latin America, Participation in Mock Trial competition, County Spelling Bee participation.

Location
7407 Hudson Avenue
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Contact
Principal: Mrs. Noreen Thelma Garcia
201-295-2900
tgarcia@northbergen.k12.nj.us
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Grades
KG-8
White 9%
Black 1%
Asian 2%
Hispanic 87%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
1,213
students
Female 48.9%
Male 51.1%
Economically disadvantaged students 66%
Students with disabilities 12%
English learners 22%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
135
Grade Percent of total students Students
Kindergarten 2%
21
1st Grade 11%
134
2nd Grade 11%
134
3rd Grade 12%
151
4th Grade 13%
155
5th Grade 11%
139
6th Grade 12%
149
7th Grade 13%
156
8th Grade 14%
174
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English & language arts proficiency
60%
of students

Math proficiency
39%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.8
Incidents per year
Violence 0
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 10
Total incidents 10
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
80%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 6%
1 to 5 days 43%
6 to 10 days 31%
11 to 15 days 13%
Over 15 days 6%
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Spanish 48.2%
English 48.2%
Arabic 1.8%
Other 1.7%
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Learn more about Robert Fulton Elementary School.

Mission

Robert Fulton School is committed to providing the highest quality education through the implementation of NJSLS and 21st Century Skills, at all grade levels. Our mission is to strive for excellence in our diverse community through fostering the need for personal fulfillment as we nurture character development. Our vision is to reach all levels of achievement in our diverse community for lifelong learning.

Academics

All required academic subjects across all grade levels, usage of Guided Reading Instruction in ELA, Wilson's Fundations for early readers, and an Accelerated Math Algebra 1 Program. Special subjects include World Language, Physical Education, Technology, Art, and Music (instrumental and vocal),

Sports

Basketball (Boys & Girls), Cheerleading (Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls)

Clubs

Students at Robert Fulton School have the opportunity to participate in the following clubs: Ecology Club, Student Council, Ambassadors of Kindness, Modeling Club, Yearbook Club, Art Club, Computer Club, Safety Patrol Club, Chorus, and Band.

Programs

The following district wide programs are offered at Robert Fulton School: Title 1 Saturday Enrichment, Morning NJSLA preparation, Title 1 After-School Math for grades 7 & 8, iPad and Book Club programs for different grade levels, Bilingual/ESL After School Tutoring, Municipal Alliance Homework help program. Extra help is offered by teaching staff on a weekly basis.

Teachers

District-wide Professional Development Days take place twice a year. Additionally teachers participate in Monthly PD hour meetings, Bi-monthly PLC meetings, Monthly meetings with the school's Literacy and Math Coaches, PD opportunities offered by HCPD Consortium, In-class support with out-of-district coaches (Math Labs, Guided Reading,etc), School wide committees.

Supports

Students at Robert Fulton School receive the following services as needed: Special Education, Title 1 Basic Skills Instruction, Orton Gillignham Intervention Services, Bilingual/ESL instruction, monitoring by I&RS committee, Gifted and Talented Program (PEAK), Students Targeting Advanced Reading Skills (STARS), The Guidance Counselor works closely with eighth grade students with the transition to Secondary school.

Health

Students at Robert Fulton School have access to the following programs: Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) for fifth grade, Student Assistance Resource Program (SARP), protection under the Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Law (HIB), Partners in Prevention and LoveSmarts for seventh grade, the Lunch Bunch Program, and the Caught Being Good Program. The Wellness Committee oversees and implements the nutritional standards set forth by the North Bergen School District Wellness Policy.

Parents

Robert Fulton School works with parents and community in the following ways: Event Planning Committee sponsored activities, Author's Celebrations and Book Signings, Annual Holiday and Spring Concerts, Chorus participation in NB Winterfest, Fire Prevention programs, NB MUA Go Green Save Green Poster Contest, HCTMA Programs, DPW Recycling Program, Hudson County Law Day and Reach Our Dreams Essay Writing Contests, Patriots Pen Essay Writing Contest.

More

District wide Professional Development Days take place twice a year. The School Improvement Panel and Data Analysis Committees develop an Action Plan to meet school goals for improvement. The Action Plan is reviewed and discussed by teachers from Robert Fulton and the Fulton Annex at scheduled bi-monthly PLC meetings. Teachers also participate in monthly meetings with the school's Literacy and Math coaches. Teachers are assigned by administrators to attend various Professional Development opportunities offered by HCPDConsortium. The district provides in-class support with out-of-district coaches (Math Labs, Guided Reading, etc). Monthly hour sessions are scheduled district wide to review assessment data and gain knowledge of strategies that may assist teachers in meeting NJSLS. In addition to the above, Robert Fulton School students also participate in Cultural Awareness Week, Women's History Month, Week of Respect and Career Day. An Annual Science Fair and Wax Museum for Black History Month are held for students in Grades 7 & 8. Graduating students with high honors receive the President's Award. Qualifying seventh grade students may participate in New Jersey Seeds Program. Participation in field trips are scheduled by teachers to extend educational experience outside of the classroom. Project Pride Program is scheduled with the HCCorrectional Department.

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