Roots PCS

School Profile

Grades Served: 
PK-3 - 5
School Level: 
Elementary
School Characteristics: 
College Prep, Elementary School, Kindergarten, Middle School, Pre-kindergarten
Year Opened: 
1999-00
School Tier: 
3

Roots is the first public charter school to be accredited (2002); among top performing charter schools for PARCC 2014-15 and 2015-16; subjects taught from a culturally relevant African-Centered worldview; STEM curriculum; monthly science themes, Black History literature review, celebration of ancestors, living s/heroes, & cultural fieldtrips and resources; reputation for family oriented parent participation, student excellence & exemplary character

School Contact Information

Board Chair: 
Gilda Sherrod-Ali, Esq.
Principal: 
Bernida L. Thompson
Phone: 
2028828073
Ward: 
4
Parent Complaint Contact: 

Student Demographics

Total Enrollment
118
English Language Learners
5.10%
Economically Disadvantaged
89.80%
Special Education
4.20%
At-Risk
47.50%