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Suffern, NY
Students enrolled: 454

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13 Cypress Road
Suffern, NY 10901

(845) 357-2858
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Map of Richard P Connor Elementary School address.

March 10, 2015
There is a problem with this school,, there is a group of parents that they think they own the building and we must follow their game or we are relegated to the side, the principal shows some attitude to parents and i guess is for the pressure but in overall she do her job, and as by this "owners" parents let me tell you that we see your actions every day and you also know what you are doing is not right, other kids and parents should be treated as that and please destroy that club of yours.. so disappointed.

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October 27, 2014
This school is amazing. My son started going to the school this year and I already love what is going on in the class. Mrs. Roemer is absolutely wonderful. She is attentive and on top of the students. What these kids are doing in school now just amazes me. Love everything so far.

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April 16, 2014
The teachers at RP Connor are wonderful. My neighbors kids go to the school as well and we are happy with the teachers. We are still waiting on how well the core standards stack up but it will be an adjustment. Not sure how Cherry Lane gets more support and activities and less cutbacks compared to RP Connor but hopefully it will change and all the schools will be equally at the same levels.

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May 01, 2013
RP Conner has a bullying problem that IS NOT addressed. It's quite clear that the PTA members have their children in all the best activities and parts in school plays.

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March 25, 2011
I'm very happy with the school's teaching methods! My kids learned a lot! We are from another country and they had all the suport to learn and improve their english. Now, 2 years later, they are independent readers, with same reading and writing skills as an american kid. The school resources are great too.

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June 30, 2010
The teaching staff at RP Connor is well trained and take a genuine interest in the children and their success. The teachers meet with parents regularly and as needed to discuss development. The staff do a nice job of integrating the requirements needed to pass the state exams and the overall physical and social/emotional development of the children. The special educaion teachers and therapists are outstanding. Most children are able to transition into middle school with minimal support, but if a child requires additional services the staff will push for it. The PTA has an excellent following and is very active in the community generating needed money for upgrades in the school. Overall Iam very pleased with every aspect of the school and my child's development both academically and socially.

- submitted by a community member

April 29, 2010
I have a second grader at RP Connor and couldn't be happier. The district is top-notch, with the HS offering outstanding AP courses and high state rankings. There are 5 elementary schools, (Viola, Cherry Lane, RP Connor, Montebello, and Sloatsburg), which feed into the Suffern MS for grades 6-8, and then into the HS for grades 9-12. The teachers at RP Connor know what they are doing and most, (if not all), are masters prepared. The school is clean, well organized, and the class sizes are kept around 18 students. Every class uses a 'Smartboard', and all are outfitted with computers. We have had a great experience here and the district is exceptional!

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2010
connor is a great school with enthusiastic kids and a bunch of cool teachers they do a lot of fun things there for examplein gym they play mat ball it is just like base ball exept there can be as many people on a base at a time

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no rating
February 01, 2010
not satisfied- bad teacher staff

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July 20, 2009
R.P. Connor is a wonderful school. The teachers are very involved with their students and they really care. The school is very clean, and the best part is they have a full day kindergarten, and after school care with the 'Y'. My son is entering 2nd grade and we couldn't be happier. They also have a special programs for children with learning disablities, which is top rate.

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June 10, 2008
My daughter attends the third grade at RP Connor. The school environment, teachers, staff, and fellow students have helped my child blossom. Prior to going to RP Connor my child attended a disgraceful catholic school in the Bronx. At this school my child was bullied and grades pulmated. Thank goodness we moved to Suffern and my child was able to attend RP Connor. If your thinking about sending your child to RP Connor don't hesitate.

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March 05, 2008
My son is currently in his kindergarten year at RP Connor and we couldn t be happier. This school has a lot to offer its students including beautiful clean classroom settings, computers and a new IMac computer lab. We love his teacher, and there are only 19 kids in his class, with a teacher and an assistant! There are 4 sections of kindergarten. They also have gym 3 days out of a 5 day cycle and are focused on creating healthy, mindful children. Specials alternate between art, music, library, and computer lab in addition to the gym classes. Another positive note is that we have full day kindergarten! The parent community is great and supportive. We look forward to the next few years to come at RP Connor.

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October 14, 2006
My children are in their second year at Connor and I am thrilled with our choice of school district and location to raise our family. Connor is a close-knit family environment and my children are thriving there. The level of parent involvement is high and the commitment by the teachers to do the extras is a constant. I have observed Connor is the best school environment in this district. Highly recommended!

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August 26, 2005
Connor is a very interactive school. The staff provides a periodic newsletter, calendars and frequent opportunities for feedback. The school also provides regular opportunity for after hour activities, like library nights, bingo, movies, etc. The staff and teachers are great. They have on-site counseling, and intervention specialists for children with needs. My one peeve was the 1/2 day kindergarden. Most every other school has a full day except connor. Otherwise, it's a great place.

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Richard P Connor Elementary School
13 Cypress Road, Suffern, NY  10901
(845) 357-2858
Last modified Richard P Connor Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Richard P Connor Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top