Stony Brook Elementary

269 Grove St. North Plainfield, NJ 07060



  • Back to School Night is Thursday, September 28 

    • Our Back to School Night is for parents and caregivers of all Stony Brook School students.
    • 6:30-7:00 p.m. - Parents and caregivers of students in grades K, 1 and 2 meet in their child's homeroom for teacher presentations.
    • 7:10-7:30 p.m.  - Parents and caregivers of all students in grades K-4 are invited to the gymnasium for a presentation by Mrs. Cathy Kobylarz, principal of Stony Brook School.
    • 7:30-8:00 p.m. - Parents and caregivers of students in grades 3 and 4 visit their child's homeroom for teacher presentations.
    • The PTA will sell "Spirit Wear" and offer light refreshments on the first floor.
    • All specialist teachers - PE/Health, Art, Music, Library, Gifted & Talented, Academic Support, the Child Study Team, etc. - will be on hand to meet you and share information on their classes.
    Other Important Links:
    Parents, please log on to the Parent Portal.
    Parent Forms can be Completed Online - Click Here for Directions
      Residency Hotline

    FREE Summer Breakfast & Lunch Program 

    Free Summer Meals   

     If you have or know of a school-aged student in need of breakfast and lunch this summer, simply text “FOOD” to 877877 and receive a message back with a location closest to where they can get free summer meals.

    English Free Kindergarten Spanish Free Kindergarten  
    At Stony Brook School, our mission is to live, learn and grow together appreciating and respecting our culturally rich backgrounds and understanding the importance of serving our community. Stony Brook School is a K-4th grade school with a comprehensive academic program. Our instruction is aligned with the Common Core Curriculum Standards. The curriculum offers our students reading/language arts, mathematics, social studies, world language and science curricula which emphasizes reading and writing fluency as well as technology. All subjects are integrated into the content areas of art, music, physical education, health and library skills.

    Core Values of the North Plainfield Schools 

    Box Tops for Education
    With every label you send in, Stony Brook is able to earn points,
    which can be used to purchase educational materials.





Principal's Message

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    Friday, September 22, 2017
     Welcome ~Bienvenue ~ Chao ~ Namaste ~ Jambo ~ Shalom
    to Stony Brook School
    Celebrate Education!
    The 2017-2018 will be a year of "Celebrations." As always, we will offer our students the chance to maximize their learning experiences. This year we continue that pursuit of excellence in education for our proud community of learners.
     Here are tips on how a student can become a successful learner:

    C - Care about teachers and friends.

    E - Excel in every opportunity.

    L - Learn how to problem solve.

    E - Expect to be challenged.

    B - Brain Build by thinking.

    R - Read, Read, Read and read some more.

    A - Attendance is very important. We want our students present every day!!

    T - Teach others what you know.

    E - Education is the most important gift.


    District's CORE Values
    Caring, Appreciation, Respect and Determination
    Unlocking Potential. Creating Impact

    Learn the Facts About Stony Brook

    Stony Brook is a kindergarten through fourth-grade school located at 269 Grove Street in North Plainfield. Our current enrollment is approximately 245 students with about 50 staff members. We have a very active and supportive PTA that sponsors many enrichment activities throughout the year. Stony Brook's comprehensive academic program is aligned with the Standards, follows research-based practices, and adheres to the district and building goals. Students engage in reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, Spanish, and science with an emphasis on the latest technology. All subjects are integrated into the content areas of art, music, physical education, health and library skills. We continue to celebrate the importance of each student's individual learning journey.

    If you have any questions about Stony Brook School, please contact me directly at (908) 769-6063 or at
    Happy New School Year!
    Mrs. Cathy Kobylarz