Apshawa Elementary School

Apshawa Elementary School serves 269 students in grades KG - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Apshawa Elementary School operates within the West Milford Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 269 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 66% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 269 students
Apshawa Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Apshawa Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Apshawa Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Apshawa Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Apshawa Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Apshawa Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
6%
24%
Apshawa Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
1%
16%
Apshawa Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
90%
49%
Apshawa Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.19 0.42
Apshawa Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
32%
Apshawa Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Apshawa Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

West Milford Township School District's student population of 3,655 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,389 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,173 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name West Milford Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 3,655 918
West Milford Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $20 MM
West Milford Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $72 MM $20 MM
West Milford Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,389 $19,116
West Milford Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,173 $19,190
West Milford Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Kinnelon High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pearl R. Miller Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Aaron Decker School (1.2 miles away)
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