Rahway Public Schools

Rahway Public Schools

The Rahway Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Rahway, in Union County, New Jersey, United States.


Schools in the district (with 2005-06 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics [ [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3413530 Data for the Rahway Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed April 14, 2008.] ) are :;Elementary Schools (K-5)
* [http://www.rahway.net/cleveland/index.html Grover Cleveland School] (340 students)
**Al Giambrone - Principal
* [http://www.rahway.net/franklin/index.html Franklin School] (534)
**Arina Robinson - Principal
* [http://www.rahway.net/Madison%20School/index.html Madison School] (300)
**Fran Gavin - Principal
* [http://www.rahway.net/roosevelt/index.html Roosevelt School] (684)
**Rocco Collucci - Principal
**Juan Miao - Vice Principal;Middle School (6-8)
* [http://www.rahway.net/rms/index.html Rahway Middle School] (937)
**John Perillo - Principal
**Tong-ya Anderson - Vice Principal
**Michael Celoski - Vice-Principal;High School (9-12)
*Rahway High School (1,139)
**Paula Braxton - Principal
**Tom Lewis - Vice Principal / Athletic Director
**Chad Leverett - Vice Principal / Attendance Office
**Cheryl Trawick - Vice Principal / Guidance Office
**Chey Rivera - Vice Principal / Main Office


*Frank R. Buglione - Superintendent of Schools
*Edward Yergalonis - Assistant Superintendent of Schools
*Christine Salcito - Director of Curriculum and Instruction
*Albert DiGiorgio - Business Administrator

Notable alumni

* Milton Friedman (1912-2006) Nobel Prize-winning economist. [ [http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/la-111606friedman,1,5214109.story?coll=chi-news-hed Nobel winner Milton Friedman dies at 94] , "Chicago Tribune", November 16, 2006.]
* Antonio Garay (born 1979), defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears. [ [http://www.chicagobears.com/team/player26.html Antonio Garay] , Chicago Bears. Accessed May 17, 2007. "Earned Prep Star All-American and All-New Jersey Group III honors as a senior at Rahway H.S. in Rahway, N.J. after totaling 141 tackles and 10 sacks in his final season... Outstanding wrestler who was tabbed the 275-pound national champion by the National High School Coaches' Association"]
* Wayne Gilchrest (born 1946), U.S. Congressman. [ [http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=g000180 Wayne Thomas Gilchrest] , "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress". Accessed August 24, 2008.]
* Kenneth R. Miller (born 1948), professor of Biology at Brown University.
* Carl Sagan (1934-1996), astronomer. [ [http://libserv.aip.org:81/ipac20/ipac.jsp?uri=full=3100001~!5076~!0&profile=newcustom-icos Oral history interview with Carl Sagan, 1991 August 27.] , accessed November 28, 2006] Sagan has his own display case in the library on the second floor.
* Dr. P. Roy Vagelos (born 1929), retired Merck & Co. CEO. [Peterson, Iver. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E0CEFDD153EF936A25752C1A964958260 "A Company Move That Hasn't Irked the Neighbors "] , "The New York Times", November 15, 1992. Accessed August 24, 2008. "In addition, Merck donated $40,000 to fund a study on improving Rahway's downtown business district, it paid $126,000 to help cover the cost of paving some roads adjoining its complex, and it put new scientific equipment in Rahway High School, the alma mater of Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, the corporate chairman."]


External links

* [http://www.rahway.net Rahway Public Schools]
*NJReportCard|39|4290|0|Rahway Public Schools
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3413530 Data for the Rahway Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics

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