Robert Gordon Elementary School

Robert Gordon Elementary School serves 263 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Robert Gordon Elementary School operates within the Roselle Park Board Of Education School District.

School Overview

The student population of 263 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 76% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 263 students
Robert Gordon Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Robert Gordon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Robert Gordon Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Robert Gordon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Robert Gordon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
7%
9%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
42%
24%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
10%
16%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Black Students (1995-2014)
White
41%
49%
Robert Gordon Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.42
Robert Gordon Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
32%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
5%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Roselle Park Board Of Education School District's student population of 1,958 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,501 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,423 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Roselle Park Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,958 918
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $20 MM
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $33 MM $20 MM
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $16,501 $19,116
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $16,423 $19,190
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Roselle Park High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roselle Park Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kindergarten Success Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 494 students
    0 miles
    57 West Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1634
    06-8494
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 597 students
    0.3 miles
    185 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)241-4550
    0.39-12597
  • RoselleKindergarten Success Academy
    Grades: KG | 206 students
    0.5 miles
    150 East 3rd Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2040
    0.5KG206
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    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
    0.6 miles
    339 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1521
    0.6PK-5290
  • RoselleAbraham Clark High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 714 students
    0.7 miles
    122 East 6th Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2004
    0.79-12714

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