The Department of Elementary Education oversees all prekindergarten through eighth grade schools. The ten schools include Baldwin Preschool, Burling K-4, Carson PreK-4, Delair K-4, Fine PreK-4, Franklin K-4, Longfellow K-4 and Roosevelt K-4. The department also oversees grades 5-6 at Pennsauken Intermediate School and grades 7-8 at Phifer Middle School.
The department’s goal is to provide a safe, challenging, and enriching learning environment that leads to academic and personal success for all students. The department ensures that the schools have well-qualified, certificated teachers and support staff equipped with the necessary materials to provide a high-quality educational experience.