Pleasantdale Elementary School

555 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

Tel: (973)669-5452
  • Pleasantdale Elementary School serves 420 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
  • Pleasantdale Elementary School operates within the West Orange School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 420 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students420 students
Pleasantdale Elementary School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Pleasantdale Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Pleasantdale Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradePleasantdale Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.72 is more 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 Ratio10:112:1
Pleasantdale Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
5%
10%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
38%
26%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
33%
16%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
18%
46%
Pleasantdale Elementary School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPleasantdale Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.720.69
Pleasantdale Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
33%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Pleasantdale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

District Comparison

  • West Orange School District's student population of 6,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,023 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,609 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameWest Orange School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed6,688921
West Orange School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
District Total Revenue$144 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Total Revenue (1996-2016)
District Spending$141 MM$19 MM
West Orange School District District Spending (1996-2016)
District Revenue / Student$21,023$20,569
West Orange School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2016)
District Spending / Student$20,609$20,942
West Orange 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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  • West Orange West Orange High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2084 students
    0.2 miles
    51 Conforti Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5301
    0.2 9-12 2084
  • West Orange Redwood Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 546 students
    0.8 miles
    75 Redwood Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5457
    0.8 K-5 546
  • West Orange Mount Pleasant Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 380 students
    1.4 miles
    9 Manger Road
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)669-5480
    1.4 K-5 380
  • Verona Forest Avenue School
    Grades: K-4 | 236 students
    1.5 miles
    118 Forest Ave
    Verona, NJ 07044
    (973)571-6754
    1.5 K-4 236
  • West Orange Liberty Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 497 students
    1.6 miles
    1 Kelly Drive
    West Orange, NJ 07052
    (973)243-8650
    1.6 7-8 497

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