Robert Gordon Elementary School

Robert Gordon Elementary School serves 272 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% 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.

Overview

The student population of 272 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 69% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 272 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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 12:1 12:1
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
8%
9%
Hispanic
45%
24%
Black
7%
17%
White
39%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.64 0.42
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.
36%
31%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,966 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Roselle Park Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,966 922
District Total Revenue $32 MM $20 MM
District Spending $31 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,738 $20,414
District Spending / Student $15,312 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park Middle School
    57 West Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1634
    0 mi | 482 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park High School
    185 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)241-4550
    0.3 mi | 596 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RoselleKindergarten Success Academy
    150 East 3rd Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2040
    0.5 mi | 197 students | Gr. KG                      
  • Roselle ParkErnest J. Finizio-aldene Elementary School
    339 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1521
    0.6 mi | 307 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Roselle ParkSherman Elementary School
    375 East Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1886
    0.7 mi | 309 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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