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District Anti-Bullying Coordinators & Specialists
Jessica Piernik, Deane-Porter
Contact Information:
      732-842-0383 x409
Nancy Pearson, Forrestdale
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      732-842-0330 x455

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District Affirmative Action and Title IX Officer
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education

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District 504 Officer
Vera Ridoux, Supervisor of Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessments

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"Igniting Potential"

The Rumson School District ignites the potential of its learners by growing, inspiring, and cultivating personal excellence academically, socially, and emotionally.

June 20, 2017 through September 1, 2017
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm




News & Announcements

Monmouth County Health Dept -Free Childrens Physicals (pdf)


Rumson School District Water Test Results (pdf)
To protect our community and be in compliance with the Department of Education regulations, the Rumson Board of Education tested our schools’ drinking water for lead.

FDA alerts consumers of nationwide voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

Community Conversation (pdf)
Responding to the Heroin Epidemic in Monmouth County...

Violet' 1st Birthday - RFH Therapy Dog
Violet, the RFH Therapy Dog is turning one!

Change in Tick Identification Service (pdf)
There is a change in service for tick identification by the Monmouth County Health Department.

17-18 Kindergarten Registration
The primary goal of the Deane-Porter Kindergarten program is to provide developmentally appropriate educational experiences that build a strong foundation for future academic success.

17-18 Pre-School Registration
The Rumson Public School District is pleased to announce year eight of the implementation of its integrated preschool program. The program will serve three (3) and four (4) year old children. Morning and afternoon sessions will be held five days per week.

Students Change Hunger Results 2016 (pdf)
Congratulations to Forrestdale School for being recognized as a Winner for their participation in the Monmouth-Ocean Food Bank Hunger Challenge. See more below!

REF Donor. Thank You-2016 (1) (pdf)
The Rumson Education Foundation (“REF”) extends its sincere appreciation to all local families and businesses that helped to make our fundraising initiatives this year an overwhelming success through their generous donations, sponsorships, and support of the REF’s Dance with your Darling, The Rumson Kitchen Tour and The Celebration for Education...

Bell Schedule
Click below to view the following:
  • New 2016-2017 Deane Porter Bell Schedule
  • New 2016-2017 Forrestdale Bell Schedule
  • New Marking Period Calendar
  • Six Day Rotation Calendar

Monmouth County Special Needs Registry
The Monmouth County Special Needs Registry is a voluntary service open to all citizens with special needs who reside, attend school or are employed in Monmouth County...

Annual Child Nutrition Survey (pdf)
Please fill out this application and return it to the school.

Implementation Guidelines of Best Practices for Education of Students.pdf (pdf)
This year Deane-Porter will be joining the NJ Department of Education and Rutgers University in the implementation of best practices for the education of students in grades K-3...

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)_3 (pdf)
Parents have the right under the 2015 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to request information regarding the professional qualifications of their students’ teachers and paraprofessionals.

Rumson School District Social Media
* For those of you that use Twitter you can now follow us at @Rumsonbulldawgs
  • For those of you that use Facebook you can now follow us at Rumson School District page (there are several, the official one is the one with the picture of Forrestdale School and a Bulldog)

  • For those of you who want to receive reminder notifications through Remind for Deane Porter School from Mrs. Feeney please text @Bulldogsdp to 81010 (ex. bus pickup is late, spirit days, Back to School Nights, etc.)

  • For those of you who want to receive reminder notifications through Remind for Forrestdale from Mrs. Gibbons please text @BulldogsFD to 81010 (ex. bus pickup is late, spirit days, Back to School Nights, etc.)

  • For those of you who want to receive reminder notifications through Remind for the Rumson School District from Dr. Bormann please text @rumsonsd to 81010 (ex. board meeting events, school accolades, safety or security reminders, etc.)

Amazon Smile
SHOP Amazon & SUPPORT the REF! A portion of your purchase amount will go to the REF so we can continue making incredible strides supporting our Deane-Porter & Forrestdale Schools! Thank you! Click "More" and start shopping!

New Rumson School App
The mobile app has been updated with new information and functionality. Please delete the old version and install the new version for Android and Apple phones.


Upcoming Events
Thu Jun 22
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Fri Jun 23
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Mon Jun 26
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Tue Jun 27
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Wed Jun 28
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Thu Jun 29
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Fri Jun 30
Mon Jul 3
Tue Jul 4
Wed Jul 5
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm
Thu Jul 6
Summer Hours 8:30am - 2:30pm

Press Releases
Tri-District Special Education Academy with BCBA's Guide to Executive Functioning (pdf)
Music In the Park 2017 (pdf)
American Heart Association - Wellness Week Event (pdf)
Rumson School District Ignites Potential Through Acceptance (pdf)
Rumson & kidz Speed Racing towards a brighter future (pdf)
National History Day (pdf)
Rumson’s Preschool Welcomes it’s Newest Bulldogs (pdf)
Dr.Seuss' B'day Ignites Students' Potential in Rumson (pdf)
Rumson School Ignites Potential of Sustainability (pdf)
Lunch With a Loved One 2017 (pdf)
6th Graders Help to Ignite the Potential in Others (pdf)
2017 Rumson Honors Teachers of the Year (pdf)
Guys & Dolls Jr. PressRelease (pdf)
Rumson School District Wellness Committee (pdf)
Rumson School District Continues Partnership with Chhange at Brookdale (pdf)
Special Ed Tri-District Transition Press Release -Final (pdf)
Future City Press Release (pdf)
Community in Kindergarten - Rumson Press Release (pdf)
PARCCpressrelease12.14.16 (pdf)
Fall Sports at Forrestdale (pdf)
Special Ed Dept. Ignites Potential
Crisis Prevention Institute Training. (pdf)
Inaugural Class Induction into Forrestdale Chapter of NJHS (pdf)
NIEER Press Release (pdf)
Innovation LabPress Release (pdf)
State Releases Every Schools PARCC Scores
October was a busy month at Deane-Porter (pdf)
Kingore press release (pdf)
Bike to Ignite (pdf)
Therapy Dog at Deane-Porter (pdf)
MakerspaceSTEM (pdf)
Makerspace - Two River Times Press Release
PTO Fall Festival Rumson (pdf)
Rumson Launches a New Brand (pdf)
High Quality Preschool Program (pdf)