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Tomorrow, Friday, March 27, 2015 is a full day of school.

Spring break begins at 3:05 PM tomorrow.  School is closed March 30-April 3.



The Rumson Education Foundation's annual

Dance with your Darling 

event will be held on:

Friday, April 10, 2015

7-9 PM in the Forrestdale Gym

Grade 3 PARCC testing:

Monday, March 16, 2015 - Friday, March 20, 2015

Make-up PARCC Testing for Grade 3 students:

Monday, March 23, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015










Winter is upon us, so please send your child/ren to school with warm coats, scarves, gloves, and hats as they will continue to go outside for recess, weather permitting.


Important Safety Reminders: 

  • Students are reminded to cross intersections only where a Crossing Guard is present. 
  • Students riding bikes or skateboards to school MUST wear helmets.  Bikes must be placed at a bike rack and locked while school is in session. Bikes and skateboards may not be driven on campus; students MUST walk these on campus.  
  • Prior to entering the building, you must ring the door buzzer and state your name and purpose for visiting.  You MUST report to the Main Office to sign in immediately, which includes dropping off items. 
  • Do not drop students off in the street or in the Deane-Porter staff parking lot.  Students are not to be discharged on Blackpoint Road at any time. 

April 2015 5 day cycle calendar (pdf)

Camp Invention Summer 2015 (pdf)
The Camp Invention program returns to Rumson this summer! Rumson School District staff members will be the instructors. 2 different sessions will be held at Forrestdale School. You can sign-up for one week or two weeks! Session times are 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hosting the Illuminate Program: June 22-25, 2015
Hosting the Innovate Program: June 29-July 3,2015

The program enables children to discover their inborn creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) content. Students will work together to seek solutions to real-world problems, turn ordinary into extraordinary, and sharpen critical 21st century learning skills while rotating through several fascinating modules.

Please contact Jessica Piernik, Camp Director, at X409 with any questions.

Click the "more" button below for additional information.

March 2015 5 day cycle calendar revised (pdf)

March 2015 menu (pdf)

Click on the "more" link below to download our Student Registration Packet!

Residency Rules for Registration (doc)
Please see important residency requirements from the State of New Jersey in order to register your children in the Rumson Public Schools.

Important message from Mrs. Zajac, our school nurse
Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year! My name is Krisanne Zajac, and I am the school nurse at Deane Porter. I wanted to send out a quick memo to refresh some important information.

Questions? Call our office at 732-842-0330 or check our frequently-asked questions. Our office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Parking: Please park in the spaces for visitors or parents, instead of the staff places. Thank you for this courtesy.

Security: All visitors to the school must stop in the front office to sign in and get a badge.

Shari Feeney, Principal

Virtual Backpack
Check here for more information or to find copies of misplaced papers.

Anti-Bullying Contact Information for Deane-Porter School:

Jessica Lee Piernik, School Counselor, is the Anti-Bullying Specialist for Deane-Porter School.
Contact Information: jpiernik@rumsonschool.org or 732-842-0330 x409

Laurie Volpe, Supervisor of Curriculum, Instruction & H.I.B., is the district Anti-Bullying Coordinator.
Contact Information: lvolpe@rumsonschool.org or 732-945-3100


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 

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