Apshawa Elementary School

140 High Crest Dr

West Milford, NJ 07480-3708

Tel: (973)838-6515
Grades: KG-6

269 students

Apshawa Elementary School serves 269 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Apshawa Elementary School operates within the West Milford Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 269 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 269 students
Apshawa Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Apshawa Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Apshawa Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Apshawa Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
Apshawa Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
Apshawa Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
2%
17%
Apshawa Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
92%
51%
Apshawa Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Apshawa Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Apshawa 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.
0.15 0.41
Apshawa 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.
9%
29%
Apshawa 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.
4%
6%
Apshawa Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,782 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name West Milford Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 3,782 983
West Milford Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $73 MM $20 MM
West Milford Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $71 MM $19 MM
West Milford Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,655 $20,414
West Milford Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,310 $19,395
West Milford 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 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 Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ButlerAaron Decker Elementary School
    98 Decker Rd
    ButlerNJ 07405
    (973)492-2037
    1.2 mi | 369 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • KinnelonKinnelon High School
    121 Kinnelon Rd
    KinnelonNJ 07405
    (973)838-5500
    1.4 mi | 701 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KinnelonKiel Elementary School
    115 Kiel Ave
    KinnelonNJ 07405
    (973)838-0611
    1.7 mi | 341 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • KinnelonPearl R Miller Middle School
    117 Kiel Ave
    KinnelonNJ 07405
    (973)838-5250
    1.7 mi | 532 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BloomingdaleWalter T Bergen Middle School
    Glenwild Ave
    BloomingdaleNJ 07403
    (973)838-4835
    2.2 mi | 256 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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Passaic County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.00, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Passaic County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.