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Mission Statement K-8 School District

"Igniting Potential"

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

News & Announcements

Monmouth County Health Dept. Newsletter
Monmouth County Health Dept. May/June Newsletter...

JCP&L Water Distribution Centers (pdf)

2016-17 School Performance Reports

Homework Club
Homework Club is for students to get assistance on any homework from a staff member from any academic subject. This is an opportunity for students to gain more knowledge and skill with certified teachers to better prepare them for academic success.

Rumson School District Water Testing Results (pdf)
Our school system is committed to protecting students, teachers, and staffs health. To protect our community and be in compliance with the Dept. of Education regulations, Rumson Board of Education tested our schools' drinking water for lead.

Rumson BOE and District Goals 2017-2018 (1) (pdf)
17-18 Board of Education Goals and District Goals.

Bottle Filling Station Initiative Thank you (pdf)
The Rumson School District thanks you for supporting The Forrestdale Spirit Club and the Bottle Filling Station Initiative.

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...

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 studentsí teachers and paraprofessionals.

Rumson School District Social Media
You can follow the Rumson School District on 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)
  • NEW for 17-18 For those of you that use Instagram you can follow us at bormannjohn.
  • 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.)

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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.

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Upcoming Events
Mon May 28
Wed May 30
Final Walk-a-thon Event, after school
Teacher Salad Bar (Teacher volunteers to bring pot luck)
Thu May 31
DP Spring Concert K-1 - 10:00-11:00am
DP Spring Concert Gr.2-3 - 7:00-8:00pm
Wed Jun 6
PTO Mtg 9:15 (DP)

Press Releases
DP Art Show 2018 (pdf)
Forrestdale School Music Dept TAKES TOP HONORS (pdf)
Press Release-HS Forum Celebrating Differences (pdf)
Positive Results for Forrestdale Math Competitors times 2 (pdf)
TREP$ on Track (pdf)
Forrestdale Students Are Community Lifesavers (pdf)
NJDOE Training Series-Preschool Initative (pdf)
Primary Source of Chhange for 7th Gr. Rumson Students (pdf)
Rumson Teacher Collaborates with Scholastic Scope Magazine (pdf)
FD Nov Press Release - Puth's Piano (pdf)
November Press Release - DP Google Expeditions AR (pdf)
October Press release - Deane-Porter Halloween Parade (pdf)
Press Release Rumson School District Pillars of Character Education (pdf)
Rumson Teachers selected as Alfred Lerner Fellows (pdf)
Rumson Press Release- Preschool (pdf)
RUMSON SCHOOL DISTRICT Press Release PARCC-NJASK Recognition (pdf)
Forrestdale School Debate Team Victory - Press Release (pdf)
Operation Oyster: Oyster Restoration Program (pdf)
100 NJ Districts Elementary and Middle Schools that scored highest on 2017 PARCC
SpEd-Press Release-Paraeducators (pdf)
Deane-Porter started with a Boom - Press Release (pdf)
Operation Oyster Press Release (pdf)
DP & FD Achieve Sustainability Certification (pdf)
2017 NJ Sustainable Schools List Announced (pdf)
Shoa educators receive JFR Lerner (pdf)
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)


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