Thomas H. Dudley Family School has always had the most scholars accepted into the Rutgers Future Scholars program in the entire district since 2015.
|White|| 1% |
|Black|| 28% |
|Asian|| 0% |
|Hispanic|| 70% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 1% |
|Female|| 47.5% |
|Male|| 52.5% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 65% |
|Students with disabilities|| 14% |
|English learners|| 27% |
|Homeless students|| 10% |
|Students in foster care|| 1% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 12% ||60|
|Kindergarten|| 9% ||48|
|1st Grade|| 12% ||60|
|2nd Grade|| 11% ||58|
|3rd Grade|| 8% ||41|
|4th Grade|| 12% ||62|
|5th Grade|| 12% ||63|
|6th Grade|| 8% ||42|
|7th Grade|| 8% ||41|
|8th Grade|| 7% ||34|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 4% |
|1 to 5 days|| 31% |
|6 to 10 days|| 25% |
|11 to 15 days|| 15% |
|Over 15 days|| 24% |
|English|| 54.8% |
|Spanish|| 45.2% |
Learn more about Thomas H. Dudley Family School.
Our Vision for Thomas H. Dudley Family School is to be recognized as the foundation of a college & career model family school. Our school is a high achieving family school that demonstrates equity for all scholars so they have access to rigorous academic experiences, which promotes scholars as solution-oriented citizens. We value collaborative & peaceful relationships & communication with our parents & community.
Our curriculum is standards-based and rigorous instruction includes the use of high-quality instructional programs including technology-based programs that meet all scholars at their academic levels. Every classroom is supplied with technology which includes SmartBoards, computers (including laptops), and tablets. Our Bilingual program is based on the Biliteracy Framework Curriculum, which provides our scholars with instruction in both English and Spanish with a coteaching model.
Basketball (Boys & Girls), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Winter (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Boys & Girls)
Student Council, Rutger's Future Scholars,Rutger's Ignite Program, Girl Scouts, Bookmates, Tutormate, Partnership with Citizen's Bank and Junior Achievement, Safety Patrol, Tie Club, Student Morning Announcement Club
We offer a before care and after school program for all scholars in grades K-8. There are two after school programs. One is designatedto target our scholars in grades K-3. The other program targets our 4th-8th grade scholars by partnering with Rutger's Ignite after school program. These programs provide a range of activities for our scholars with the primary focus being on academics.
Our teachers are dedicated to our scholars and provide instruction promoting equity and high expectations for all scholars. Our teachers recognize the importance of growing professionally in order to meet the needs of our scholars. Our teachers are offered two 90 minute professional learning opportunities a month. In addtion, our teachers share common planning times where they collaborate with one another to plan instruction and analyze student work and data to help our scholars achieve their goals.
Bilingual programs: Scholars are provided instruction using the Biliteracy Framework; which involves a coteaching model with the Bilingual and ESL teacher.Intervention & Referral Support: Teachers are able to identify scholars in need of interventions and our I&RS team works with providing resources and support for teachers to use to promote the academic success of our scholars. Reading Interventionist: Our reading interventionist works with first to third grade students to provide intensive instruction to improve our scholar's reading abilities. Restorative Justice: We utlize Retorative Justice practices for scholars who may need support with their emotional and social well-being. Healthy Food Program: Our scholars are provided healthy snacks every week to promote and encourage a healthy lifestyle.
Our Family Operations Coordinator leads the Parent Center. Parents and families are welcomed to visit the Parent Center to engage in parent workshops and meetings. They also can get support and assistance as our Family Operations Coordinator has access to many resources for our families. Also, our families are provided opportunities to work alongside our teachers during our Academic Parent-Teacher Team meetings held throughout the school year.
We offer preschool for scholars who are in the age range of 3-5 years old.
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