Robert Gordon Elementary School

59 West Grant Ave

Roselle Park, NJ 07204-1915

Tel: (908)245-2285
Grades: KG-5

269 students

Robert Gordon Elementary School serves 269 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Robert Gordon Elementary School operates within the Roselle Park School District.

Overview

The student population of 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 46% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 269 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Students by Grade Robert Gordon Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Robert Gordon Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
8%
9%
Hispanic
41%
23%
Black
8%
17%
White
41%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Robert Gordon Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Robert Gordon Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.66 0.41
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%
29%
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.
10%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,995 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Roselle Park School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,995 983
Roselle Park School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $20 MM
Roselle Park School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $19 MM
Roselle Park School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,738 $20,414
Roselle Park School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,312 $19,395
Roselle Park School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park Middle School
    57 West Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1634
    0 mi | 489 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park High School
    185 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)241-4550
    0.3 mi | 614 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RoselleKindergarten Success Academy
    150 East 3rd Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2040
    0.5 mi | 238 students | Gr. KG                      
  • Roselle ParkErnest J Finizio Aldene Elementary School
    339 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1521
    0.6 mi | 301 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Roselle ParkSherman Elementary School
    375 East Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1886
    0.7 mi | 322 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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