Oak View Elementary School

150 Garrabrant Ave,

Bloomfield, NJ, 07003-4510

Tel: (973)680-8590
Grades: KG-6

357 students

Oak View Elementary School serves 357 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Oak View Elementary School operates within the Bloomfield Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 357 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 357 students
Oak View Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Oak View Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Oak View Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Oak View Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
9%
Oak View Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
17%
23%
Oak View Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
17%
Oak View Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
65%
51%
Oak View Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Oak View Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Oak View Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.54 0.66
Oak View Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
5%
29%
Oak View Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
1%
6%
Oak View Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,704 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bloomfield Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 5,704 919
District Total Revenue $90 MM $20 MM
Bloomfield Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $19 MM
Bloomfield Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,208 $20,414
Bloomfield Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,598 $19,395
Bloomfield Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Nutley High School (1.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bloomfield Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brookdale Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bloomfield Brookdale Elementary School
    1230 Broad St
    Bloomfield , NJ , 07003
    (973)680-8520
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Clifton Number 9 Elementary School
    25 Brighton Rd
    Clifton , NJ , 07012
    (973)470-2396
    0.8  mi  |  333  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Nutley Spring Garden Elementary School
    59 South Spring Garden Ave
    Nutley , NJ , 07110
    (973)661-8896
    0.9  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Bloomfield Demarest Elementary School
    465 Broughton Ave
    Bloomfield , NJ , 07003
    (973)680-8510
    1.1  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Clifton Number 14 Elementary School
    99 St Andrews Blvd
    Clifton , NJ , 07012
    (973)470-2411
    1.1  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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  • Recommended July 03, 2013 - Oak view has wonderful teachers and a lot of kids get high honors an Love it tere - Posted by Student/Alumni

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