Brookdale Elementary School

Brookdale Elementary School serves 338 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Brookdale Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Brookdale Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Brookdale Elementary School's student population of 338 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Brookdale Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Brookdale Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#441 out of 2239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
60%
44%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomfield Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brookdale Elementary School is Nutley High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bloomfield Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Demarest Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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