School 4


School 4

School 4 is one of several public elementary schools serving Clifton, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Clifton Public Schools. It is located on West Second Street. It is one of 17 public elementary schools serving the city of Clifton.

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 169 students and 11.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 15.4. [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_detail.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3403300&ID=340330004774 School 4] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed July 29, 2008.]

Curriculum

The K-5 curriculum is meets the "New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards", including Reading, Mathematics, Health and Physical Education, Language Arts Literacy, Social Studies, Science, Visual and Performing Arts, and World Language. "New Jersey Core Standards" also include Character Education, Technology Literacy, Career Education and Consumer, Family and Life Skills.

Instrumental Music is taught in Grades 4 and 5.

School Programs

Various other programs and services are offered at School Four.

* Band/Strings/Chorus
* Basic Skills Improvement (B.S.I.)
* Computer-Assisted Instruction
* Drug Abuse Resistance Education Field Trips (D.A.R.E.) - Grade 5
* English as a Second Language: (|ESL) Bilingual Education
* Gifted and Talented
* Gifted and Talented Art - Grades 3-5
* Intervention and Referral Service
* Special Education
* Speech and Language Therapy
* Media/Technology Education

Administration

* Superintendent of Schools - Richard Tardalo
*Principal - Dr. David Montroni

References

External links

* [http://www.clifton.k12.nj.us/schools/school4/default.html School 4 Website]
* [http://www.clifton.k12.nj.us Clifton Public Schools]
*NJReportCard|31|0900|0|Clifton Public Schools
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3403300 Data for the Clifton Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics


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