Riker Hill Elementary School 31 Blackstone Dr, Livingston, NJ07039 About 420 students in grades K-5 attend Riker Hill Elementary School. As at other public elementary schools in…More Livingston, the staff at the school follow the district's philosophy of implementing developmentally appropriate practices while challenging each child to reach his or her potential and develop appropriate skills and a positive self-image.
Collins Elementary School 67 Martin Rd, Livingston, NJ07039-4631 Collins Elementary opened in 1957. Today, more than 400 students grades K-5 attend the school. The curriculum includes…More reading and language arts, mathematics, science, Spanish and social studies. Health education and computer technology classes are also taught. The school mascot is a cougar, and the school colors are green and white.
Hillside Elementary School was built in 1954. Since then, the school has undergone many renovations, including the…More addition of a new library. The K-5 school currently has 421 students.
Hillside's school theme for the 2009-2010 school year is Hillside Kids have H.E.A.R.T., which stands for helpful, empathetic, accepting, responsible, working together.
Mt. Pleasant Elementary School 11 Broadlawn Dr, Livingston, NJ07039 There are approximately 385 students who attend grades K-5 at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School. It offers a…More multi-subject program aligned with the New Jersey Core Content Standards. Students are taught integrated reading and language arts, mathematics, science, social studies as well as a host of other subjects such as art, music and computers.
Harrison Elementary School 148 N Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ07039 The Harrison School serves approximately 550 students in grades K-5, offering basic education, enrichment opportunities…More and special needs programs. The school is named after Amos W. Harrison, a life-long Livingston resident and former president of the Board of Education. Harrison School's mascot is the hawk, and the school colors are blue and gold.
Jay Faigenbaum Private Tutoring 250 S Livingston Ave, Livingston, NJ07039 Jay Faigenbaum is an Elementary School teacher offering private in-home one-on-one tutoring to students in the…More Livingston area. Competitive rates are available. For a price estimate, contact Mr. Faigenbaum.
Teacher Tutors 30 S Edgemere Rd, Livingston, NJ07039 Teacher Tutors provides specialized tutoring services for elementary, middle and high school students. This…More organization offers special assistance in language arts, writing, science, Social Studies, foreign languages and math. Study skills and test preparation services also are available. There are locations for this business throughout New Jersey.
Students are introduced to traditional academic subjects including language arts, mathematics, science, Spanish and social studies. Fine arts, music, health and computer technology classes are also included in the curriculum.
The school colors are blue and gold, and the mascot is the bobcat.
The Children's Institute 6 Regent St, Livingston, NJ07039-1615 From its beginnings as an orphanage in Newark in the late 1800s, The Children's Institute has evolved into a private…More elementary, middle and secondary school to help students ages three to twenty-one overcome learning, language or social and emotional challenges to reach full potential as adults. Located at one of the highest elevations in the county, The Children's Institute offers a diverse range of theraputic, educational and life skills programs for its students. The institute is a non-profit school approved by the State Board of Education.
Aquinas Academy is a Catholic elementary school associated with St. Philomena Parish, situated on a large wooded…More campus behind the church. It was founded in 1952 as St. Philomena School and renamed in 1988 after St. Thomas Aquinas, an important medieval philosopher and scholar. The Academy's stated goal is to create an environment that fosters growth and helps each child realize his or her full potential. It also combines traditional and innovative teaching methods.
The Academy includes an Early Learning Center, in addition to grades one to eight. Before- and after-school care are available for all levels.
Stepping Stones is an early childhood program and elementary school for children who are infants and up to the age of…More ten. Located at Trinity Covenant Church, the school's curricula are specially designed for children with Down Syndrome or other cognitive impairments. The goal of this program and school is to encourage children to reach their highest potentials and developmental skills.
This school has a staff of certified special education teachers, as well speech, occupational and physical therapists and a team of trained volunteer aides, all of whom make a one-on-one learning experience possible for each and every child that attends Stepping Stones. Each student has an individually tailored education plan, that is developed by his or her school district's Child Study Team in collaboration with the parents.
The Stepping Stones Transdisciplinary Team evaluates prospective students to determine their eligibility for the program. Tuition is paid by parents on a sliding scale basis. Pre-kindergarten and primary grade students receive sponsorship and transportation services from their local school districts.
Little Tots Academy 34 Okner Pkwy, Livingston, NJ07039 Little Tots Academy was founded in 1995 and has been in its current location for 11 years. Its stated goal is a…More commitment to the development of the whole child. Owners and directors Lisa Van Loon and Angela Salvo are proud of the positive feedback they receive from elementary schools about their graduates. Besides its regular educational activities, Little Tots offers special enrichment classes at no extra cost, in areas such as gymnastics, Spanish and creative movement. The regular teachers are all certified and Special Instructors are licensed.
The Livingston Public School system has an enrollment of 5,646 students in kindergarten through grade 12 as of…More September 2009.
The school system has approximately one teacher for every 15 pupils. This includes special education teachers and subject specialists in art, music, technology, and health and physical education. The school district has certified school nurses, media specialists, reading specialists, guidance counselors, resource center teachers, gifted and talented/enrichment teachers, and child study team members.
The average elementary class size is approximately 20 students. The middle and high school class sizes are slightly higher and vary depending on subject. An advanced foreign language class may have as few as eight pupils while a health or physical education class may have as many as 30 pupils.
The school system has 518 certified instructional members on staff with the following designations:
• 17 have a doctoral level degree • 262 have a master's degree plus 16 or 32 credits • 102 have a master's degree • 76 have a bachelor's degree plus 16 or 32 • 61 have a bachelor's degree
Many staff members are long-term employees. The breakdown of years of employment is as follows:
• 20 have 30 or more years of service • 42 have from 20-29 years of service • 134 have from 10-19 years of service