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Interested Candidates Encouraged to Apply


Due to a resignation, the Board of Education has a vacancy and is seeking interested, qualified candidates to serve the community as an appointed member beginning November 2014, through January 2016. All candidates are required to submit letters of interest, resumes, and are requested to outline their unique qualifications to fill this important position.

 Candidates must meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States of America
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must have been a resident of Rumson for at least one year preceding date of appointment
  • Must be a Rumson Borough registered voter
  • Must not be a disqualified voter pursuant to R. S. 19:4-1

Letter and resume to be submitted no later than close of business on Tuesday, October 22, 2014, to Ms. Denise Friedmann, Board Secretary, Rumson School District Board of Education, 60 Forrest Avenue, Rumson, NJ 07760. Interview to be held on October 29th.

This vacated seat will be up for election in November, 2015.




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Helpful Links
Report Bullying Incident
Rumson Policy Manual
Lunch Home Page
Summer Reading and Math Assignments 2014
School Supply Lists 2014-2015
Volunteer Fingerprinting Information
NJ School Report Card
School Safety Committee Parent Application
Athletic Program
Request Maintenance or Use of School Facilities
Use of Facilities Forms
Board Agenda and Minutes
Rumson Education Foundation
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Borough of Rumson
Rumson-Fair Haven Community Alliance
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Alerts and Reminders

Enterovirus-D68 FAQ's (pdf)
Attached are the Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) Frequently Asked Questions from the NJ Department of Health.
Boro Flyer (pdf)
Rumson Borough Public Works Open House and Rumson Green Day…Please see the attached message from Rumson Borough regarding two special opportunities coming up in October.

School Election Dates (pdf)
Information on the November School Board Election.

Board of Education Goals 2014-2015
Here are the Board of Education and District Goals for the 2014-2015 school year.

BOE Newsletter October 2014 (pdf)
Here is the October 2014 edition of the Board of Education Newsletter.

Tuition Students
The Rumson School District is now accepting applications for non-resident tuition students who wish to attend our Full-Day Kindergarten and/or our K-8 Academic program for the 2014-2015 school year. Placements are limited depending on enrollment.

Chain of Command (pdf)
To assist in working with parents and community members, and in accordance with Rumson Board of Education Policy #9130, a “chain of command” has been established to model where to begin the communication sequence regarding a problem or concern.

2015 Environmental Field Trip Information - Grade 6

QSAC has designated the Rumson Borough School District as a High Performing District

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Upcoming Events
Wed Oct 29
BOE Meeting 7:30 pm
Wed Nov 5
PTO Mtg. 9:15 am FD Cafe
Thu Nov 6
Fri Nov 7
Tue Nov 11
REF Meeting 7:30 pm FD Library
Wed Nov 19
BOE Meeting 7:30 pm

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Laurie Volpe, Supervisor of Curriculum, Instruction & Guidance, is the Anti-Bullying Coordinator for the Rumson School District. Contact Information: or 732-945-3100 or 732-842-0383 X358

NJDOE Annual School Self-Assessment District/School Grade Report 

Deane-Porter School
50 Black Point Road
Rumson, NJ 07760
Phone: 732-842-0330  
Fax: 732-212-0843 

Forrestdale School
60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
Phone:  732-842-0383
Fax: 732-219-9458 


Superintendent's Office
60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
Phone: 732-842-4747 
Fax: 732-842-4877

Business Office
60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
Phone: 732-842-0354
Fax: 732-842-4877