Pleasantdale Elementary School

555 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

Tel: (973)669-5452
  • Pleasantdale Elementary School serves 445 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Pleasantdale Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students445 students
Pleasantdale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Pleasantdale Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Pleasantdale Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePleasantdale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
Pleasantdale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
6%
10%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
35%
25%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
34%
16%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
21%
48%
Pleasantdale Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Pleasantdale Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPleasantdale Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.720.42
Pleasantdale Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
33%
31%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
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.
9%
5%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,731 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,922 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,510 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,731954
West Orange School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$20 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$141 MM$20 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$20,922$19,116
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$20,510$19,190
West Orange School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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