Birchwood Elementary School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (973)361-7080
  • Birchwood Elementary School serves 288 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Birchwood Elementary School operates within the Rockaway Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 288 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students288 students
Birchwood Elementary School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Birchwood Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Birchwood Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBirchwood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Birchwood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
9%
10%
Birchwood Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
32%
26%
Birchwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
3%
16%
Birchwood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
53%
46%
Birchwood Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Birchwood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBirchwood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.610.69
Birchwood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
33%
Birchwood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
Birchwood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • Rockaway Township School District's student population of 2,399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,309 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,926 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameRockaway Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed2,399921
Rockaway Township School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$49 MM$19 MM
Rockaway Township School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$51 MM$19 MM
Rockaway Township School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$20,309$20,569
Rockaway Township School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,926$20,942
Rockaway Township School District District Spending / Student (1995-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  12/27/2014
I loved this school so much, when I had to leave, I cried for so long. Birchwood is the smallest in the district, but in my opinion, the best.
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