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Curriculum Adoption \ Reapproval Calendar
Gifted and Talented
Identification of Twice Exceptional Students
Placement Rubrics for Acceleration (6-8) and JET
Multi-Tiered System of Supports
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Holocaust, Genocide and Amistad Education Resources
STEM Highlights
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Multi-Tiered System of Supports

A multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) is a framework to provide targeted and tiered interventions to students struggling to meet academic and behavioral standards. MTSS uses various screening and progress monitoring tools to determine if students are meeting the standards, and provides a tiered intensity to the levels of support, depending on student needs. 

In the Rumson School District, the MTSS model includes several components. Each component contributes to the overall support to help students achieve excellence in all aspects of their learning.  It is the belief that these tiers serve to provide additional services for student success at each one, and not replacement services as additional ones are implemented.   For example, if students receive tier 2 services, they will still receive the tier 1 services. 

The Intervention and Referral Services (I&RS) protocols, under a team of staff members, are used to guide academic tiered support services.

The Social & Emotional/Conduct Learning Team, composed of identified staff members, guide the social, emotional, behavioral tiered support services.

Please use the links below to view the Rumson School District's MTSS Plan and Dyslexia Screening Protocol.  

Rumson Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Plan 20-21

View District Kindergarten Screening & Dyslexia Protocols

Intervention & Referral Services Manual (I&RS)

Tier 1 -  Universal intervention delivered in the classroom through differentiated curriculum and instruction .

Tier 2 -  Targeted, small-group intervention delivered by a specialist.

Tier 3 -  Individualized intervention delivered by a specialist.