DeWitt D. Barlow School Mission Statement

  • The staff, parents and community of Barlow Elementary School are committed to achieving and maintaining high academic standards.  We will maintain effective school leadership that fosters respect, trust and collaboration.  Collectively we will provide a safe and supportive learning environment that fosters curiosity, inquiry and a lifelong passion for learning.

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  • DeWitt D. Barlow School is a K-5 school located in the Plainfield Public Schools district for Union County. The school has a multicultural student body and staff and is located in the northeastern part of The Queen City. The school serves students in grades K-5 with an enrollment of approximately 370 students. The historical school structure is named in honor of Dewitt Dukes Barlow, mayor of Plainfield, New Jersey  from 1937 to 1939 and Member of the Board of Education from 1924-1937.


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