Ms. Riviello, Principal of School 21, received the Outstanding Educator Award at the Beakfast of Champions sponsored by Councilwoman Lilisa Mimms.
|White|| 0% |
|Black|| 21% |
|Asian|| 1% |
|Hispanic|| 78% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 0% |
|Female|| 46.1% |
|Male|| 53.9% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 82% |
|Students with disabilities|| 12% |
|English learners|| 33% |
|Homeless students|| 2% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 5% ||37|
|Kindergarten|| 10% ||80|
|1st Grade|| 9% ||72|
|2nd Grade|| 11% ||83|
|3rd Grade|| 11% ||85|
|4th Grade|| 12% ||95|
|5th Grade|| 10% ||80|
|6th Grade|| 11% ||88|
|7th Grade|| 11% ||83|
|8th Grade|| 11% ||85|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||4|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 1% |
|1 to 5 days|| 23% |
|6 to 10 days|| 24% |
|11 to 15 days|| 23% |
|Over 15 days|| 28% |
|Spanish|| 61.4% |
|English|| 37.2% |
|Other|| 1.4% |
Learn more about School 21.
Mission: School 21 is committed to ensuring that all students achieve personal and academic success. Or students will be responsible citizens and lifelong learners, instilled with 21st century skills to be successful in high school and beyond. Vision: To expose our students to a robust curriculum that will enhance global and multicultural perspective for them to stand tall in pursuit of their dreams and not accept defeat; reinforcing our theme to be "Conquerors" and our school motto of "Soaring Eagles"
The students in the bilingual magnet program, with limited years in the US, are achiving at the same rate as general education students on the NJSLA.
School 21 actively participated in the Girl Scouts for the past three years. Servera; teachers have become leaders and there is now a School 21 chapter. Students participate in both School level and District level Science Fair.
Since 2016 School No 21 did not participate in any district sponsored before/after school program as the school followed an extended day schedule for the entire academic year.
School PDP plan is written by administrative team after analysis of schoolwide data. Teachers are required to input two of the three goals (Literacy/Math) into their individual PDP plans. All staff completed the required professional development hours during the 2018-19 school yerar. Several staff members led these professional development sessions.
Bilingual students throughout the district are sent to School 21 to participate in the bilingual magnet program. School 21 receives support from the bilingual supervisor one and one 1/2 day per week. There are a full time guidance counselor and social worker on staff
The school 21 with the support of the Principal ensures that every student is properly immunized each year. The school nurse teaches wellness classes to a variety of grade level students.
PTO meetings are aligned with different grader level initiatives. Student presentations occur at the beginning of each meeting. The PTO iss supportive of all school initiatives.
School 21 is 112 years old. It was constructed in 1905 and renovated in 2001. The new addition is fully air conditioned and contains a science lab. It has seven new HVAC rooftop units, placed on the roof on the new section of the building.
The building Principal, two assistant principals and two teacher coordinators are responsible and maintain the safety of the staff and students at School 21. The 6,7,8 grade students participate in the NJ junior patrol program sponsored by AAA.
Students in grades Kdg. - 8 are assigned to a technology course as part of their regular daily schedule. Currently the district requires coding to be taught at each grade level. Teachers infuse STEM activities in their daily instruction.
Since 2016 School No 21had a Pre- Kdg general ed and a pre-kdg special ed class. During the Spring of 2018, a second Pre-School handicap class was created and placed at School 21.
School 21 hearlds and recgonizes the accomplishment of all students by conducting Student of the Month, Most Improved Student, Perfect Attendance initiatives. Additionally, the school celebrates diversity through Hispanic Heritage, Black History, Woman History Month programs.