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K-5 & Ungraded
Public district
Roselle Park, NJ
Students enrolled: 269

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59 West Grant Avenue
Roselle Park, NJ 07204

(908) 245-2285
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August 25, 2013
My daughter has attended Robert Gordon since Kindergarten. She is about to enter 5th grade and thanks to her amazing teacher has always loved going to school. She is also reading a year above grade level and enjoys writing, largely due to the exciting variety of the assignments given. She rarely complains about anything school related and often comes home with exciting stories to tell about her academics.

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June 08, 2011
my children were there 2 years, i move to fl and the improve in everyway they didnt in r,g school....with another principal i think something can be done....

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November 28, 2010
I currently have one child at Robert Gordon and one child that graduated from there. The child that graduated received an excellent education because she left there with honors and continues to do so in the Middle School. My child who is currenlty there, had troubles reading in grades 1 and 2. Thanks to their excellent reading program my child is now getting A's in reading. This also save me from having to send him to an outside source like Sylvan, which is approximately $1,200 for one class. I just want to thank the teachers there who helped my child achieve success. Robert Gordon is definetly underrated.

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September 25, 2004
Robert Gordon is a good elementary school. The faculty from Principal to teacher to teachers aide,etc. really have the children's best interests at heart. I presently have 2 children in Robert Gordon and I am very happy with the curriculum the school is teaching. I personally have had only good experiences, and both my children are happy and content with their educational experience at Robert Gordon. The special services department is definitely a well functioning department in our school district. The resource room in our school has dedicated teachers that are experienced in dealing with different learning disabilities. They are definitely an asset to our school district.

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September 14, 2004
Have been aware that several teachers rule by intimidation rather than by proven disciplinary techniques. Same teachers use a negative reinforcement disciplinary technique involving the revocation of tickets. The ticket revocation is indeed simple to administer, however, it is a constant reminder to the majority of children that they can never meet the perfect standard of retaining 10 tickets for an entire week and are thereby demotivated. Students, parents and teachers would be better served by positive reinforcement discipline. The majority of teachers seem to be of adequate technical ability. The principal is involved, exhibits leadership skills and applied knowledge of child behavior modification techniques. The principal could provide more cohesive leadership in the area of discipline in the classroom rather than abdicating that role to the individual teachers. Reading, writing and arithmetic skills are taught well, however, these subjects could be made more interesting for the students.

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Robert Gordon Elementary School
59 West Grant Avenue, Roselle Park, NJ  07204
(908) 245-2285
Last modified Robert Gordon Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Robert Gordon Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top