School Information

John F. Kennedy Elementary School

2900 Norwood Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080

Mr. Kevin Hajduk, Principal
School Profile
Grade Structure: K- 4

John F. Kennedy Elementary School, opened in November, 1960. At that time its name was Crescent Parkway School. In November 1963, the Board of Education renamed the school in the memory of President John F. Kennedy.

John F. Kennedy Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in the community of South Plainfield, New Jersey. It is located in a residential area comprised of middle class and blue collar families.

The school population continues to change as a result of new construction within the township.

The ethnic diversity of our children continues to change and the school enrollment is currently 290 children, grades Kindergarten through Fourth.

Our Mission Statement

Children of today will face a radically different world from the one in which Edison, Ford and Roosevelt were the driving forces.

The 21st century will present new challenges and children must learn to be self-motivated, creative problem solvers, flexible thinkers, effective questioners, multilingual productive team members.

It is the belief of the Kennedy School staff that all children can learn. Working together with parents we will be able to develop programs to educate the whole child. Together we will be able to provide the tools for success in a child's pursuit for learning.

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