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 grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 272 students
Robert Gordon Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Robert Gordon Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Robert Gordon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same 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
Robert Gordon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
9%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
45%
24%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
7%
17%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
39%
49%
Robert Gordon Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Robert Gordon Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Robert Gordon Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
Robert Gordon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,966 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $15,738 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,312 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Roselle Park Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,966 922
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $20 MM
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $19 MM
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,738 $20,414
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,312 $19,395
Roselle Park Board Of Education School District 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park Middle School
    57 West Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1634
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 482 students                      
  • Roselle ParkRoselle Park High School
    185 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)241-4550
    0.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 596 students                      
  • RoselleKindergarten Success Academy
    150 East 3rd Ave
    RoselleNJ 07203
    (908)298-2040
    0.5 mi | Gr. KG | 197 students                      
  • Roselle ParkErnest J. Finizio-aldene Elementary School
    339 West Webster Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1521
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 307 students                      
  • Roselle ParkSherman Elementary School
    375 East Grant Ave
    Roselle ParkNJ 07204
    (908)245-1886
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 309 students                      

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