Allen W. Roberts Elementary School

80 Jones Dr., New Providence, NJ 07974 Phone: 908-464-4707

Upcoming Events


  • Kindergarten and First Grade Registration

    The New Providence School District will be accepting incoming kindergarten and first grade student registration for the 2024-2025 school year beginning on February 15- continuing through March 15, 2024. A child must be five years of age on or before October 1, 2024 to be eligible for enrollment into kindergarten.  A child must be six years of age on or before October 1, 2024 to be eligible for enrollment into first grade. 

    The registration process will be completed exclusively online for the 2024-2025 school year.  Our registration process is now a two-part registration. You will first complete a pre-registration, and once the submission is accepted, you will receive an automated email with instructions on how to fill out the remaining registration forms. The pre-registration portal link is located on the Student Registration page of the New Providence School District website.  Only a Custodial Parent/Legal Guardian can register a student.

    If your current pre-kindergarten or kindergarten child will be attending kindergarten or first grade in the New Providence School District for the 2024-2025 school year, you do not have to register your child online through the registration portal.  You will receive a notification in August 2024 to update your child’s information as a returning student.  If your child is NOT planning to attend kindergarten or first grade in the New Providence School District, please contact the main office of your child’s school as soon as possible.    

    Should you have any questions about the registration process, please contact our Registrar, Ms. Dena DiRocco at (908) 464-9050 x4221 or  

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  • AWR Spirit Day

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  • Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to Mrs. Natale, the AWR Teacher of the Year!

    Mrs. Natale will be honored at an upcoming Board of Education meeting as well as at a special ceremony at Kean University in the spring.  Congratulations!

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  • "Impact Teacher" Award

    Congratulations to Heather Maguire for receiving a 2021/2022 "Impact Teacher" Award!  The "Impact Teacher" Program is designed to recognize teachers and staff who, through their actions, efforts, and accomplishments, have made a significant impact on the lives of our children.  Teachers or staff are nominated by administration through a written Statement of Impact.  The award was bestowed at the Board of Education meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2021.  

    Heather Maguire

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  • Allen W. Roberts School offers a supportive, yet challenging, child-centered learning environment where the faculty and staff combine their efforts to make each day unique and rewarding for students. Through a collaborative effort, parents, teachers, and administrators work together, providing the students of Allen W. Roberts the skills necessary to be responsible citizens in the dynamic global society of the 21st century.

    Our professional staff is dedicated to meeting the needs of all children and participates in ongoing professional development throughout the year. At Allen W. Roberts, we value time for articulation and collaboration, which allow our staff opportunities to share their knowledge and experiences as well as learn from each other. We strive for an atmosphere where our students, staff, and parents/guardians feel proud and committed to supporting each other.

    We are honored to partner with parents and the community, including the PTA, who is fully engaged in school projects and programs that support school and district goals. Parents volunteer their time in classrooms, support extra-curricular programs, and lead numerous after-school and evening activities that help our students connect with one another and the school. Our PTA has raised considerable funds to enhance learning spaces, such as the updated media center and the beautiful courtyard. The PTA also sponsors teacher wishlists and helps with the purchase of school and classroom, materials, technology, and equipment. School-wide assemblies, multicultural events, and author visits, are just some of the few programs provided by the PTA that support students' learning and development.

    In addition to academics, social-emotional learning and character education programs allow students to recognize their thoughts and actions and learn how they can make a difference. Service learning projects and monthly character education themes help students learn empathy, problem-solving, responsibility, and critical thinking. 

    We love our students and professional staff at AWR and hope each child can become a shining star!