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About This School

Elmwood Elementary School is a public middle school in Elmwood Park. The principal of Elmwood Elementary School is Ms. Susan Ponzio. 562 students go to Elmwood Elementary School and identify primarily as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 8% of the Elmwood Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 29% of the 562 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 46% are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Elmwood Elementary School is 14:1. Elm Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 2%
White, non-Hispanic 49% 62%
Hispanic 42% 30%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 1%
Multiracial 3% %
Asian 3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 22%
Limited English proficiency 8% 7%
Economically disadvantaged 29% 26%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I must agree on the the review posted on 11/5/09 some of the parents make your child and you feel weird as if you don't belong there. Also it is too clickish and very hard to volunteer and be part of the school because the other parents don't accept you.

  • (4 years ago)

    I agree its not that 'diverse ' and some of the other parent's make you feel like you and your child don't belong..

  • (8 years ago)

    Ok. I don't think that it is a very 'diverse' atmosphere.

  • (9 years ago)

    Elmwood has provided my daughter with a solid foundation to be a life time learner. The principal and vice principal are excellent leaders of this school and I am very pleased with the overall school atmosphere. The school overs many afterschool activies that my daughter loves. This fact is comforting to a working mother.

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