Apshawa Elementary School

140 High Crest Dr

West Milford, NJ 07480-3708

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

259 students

Apshawa Elementary School serves 259 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% 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.

Overview

The student population of 259 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 259 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Students 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 0.13 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 12:1
Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
5%
24%
Black
1%
17%
White
93%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.13 0.42
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.
10%
31%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,692 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
School District Name West Milford Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 3,692 922
District Total Revenue $73 MM $20 MM
District Spending $71 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,655 $20,414
District Spending / Student $17,310 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ButlerAaron Decker School
    98 Decker Rd
    ButlerNJ 07405
    (973)492-2037
    1.2 mi | 389 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • ButlerKinnelon High School
    121 Kinnelon Rd
    ButlerNJ 07405
    (973)838-5500
    1.4 mi | 684 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ButlerKiel Elementary School
    115 Kiel Ave
    ButlerNJ 07405
    (973)838-0611
    1.7 mi | 352 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • ButlerPearl R. Miller Middle School
    117 Kiel Ave
    ButlerNJ 07405
    (973)838-5250
    1.7 mi | 533 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BloomingdaleWalter T. Bergen Middle School
    225 Glenwild Ave
    BloomingdaleNJ 07403
    (973)838-4835
    2.2 mi | 279 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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