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About This School

Scotch Elementary School is a public elementary school in West Bloomfield. The principal of Scotch Elementary School is Mr. James Scrivo and can be contacted at scrivo@westbloomfield.k12.mi.us. 702 students attend Scotch Elementary School and identify as Asian/Pacific Islander; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 16% of the 702 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Scotch Elementary School is 19:1. Gretchko Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • Cantonese
    • French
    • German
    • Hebrew
    • Italian
    • Japanese
    • Korean
    • Latin
    • Mandarin
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 11%
White, non-Hispanic 70% 61%
Asian 7% %
Hispanic 5% 2%
Multiracial 4% %
Black, non-Hispanic 15% 24%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 16% 16%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 months ago)

    My child had a fantastic four years at Scotch. The teachers were caring and very skilled. There were terrific programming and activities. It has a very strong PTO -- parents really support this school and turn out for everything. We loved the new principal and found him outgoing and easy to work with.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is the second year my sons have attended and I am happy overall with the education they are receiving. The teachers are dedicated and available to address any concerns. I do feel as if the principal is clueless about his role as a leader and he allows too many chances for those students who are disruptive to the educational process. Also I think the late start and dismissal times are ridiculous especially for elementary school children.

  • (2 years ago)

    The teachers are awesome. The new prinicipal lacks leadership and communication skills. There is poor decision making and no oversight in the classroom. Bullying is out of control. The environment is unsafe and not conducive to learning.

  • (3 years ago)

    I agree with previous person... School is amazing teachers are professional. my both children went there and got amazing experience...

  • (3 years ago)

    The bullying situation at this school is outrageous. The buses are complete torment for some kids. I have had to change my work schedule so that I can drive my children to and from school. Forget about the students feeling safe during recess. The procedure used by the para-pros is to turn the blame on any child who dares bother them with a complaint about a bully. How can a child get an education when they are being bullied by the system that is supposed to protect them?

  • (6 years ago)

    Scotch is one of the best elementary schools I think in Oakland County. The teachers are outstanding and care very much about the students and their developments. The odyssey program for the kids is a tremendous educational tool. I am extremely happy with the staff and their involvement with projects and activities that boost morale and creativity in our children. Overall I would not send my children to any other school. Scotch is rated #1 in my book!

  • (7 years ago)

    Scotch has a very diverse staff that work well together and all of the teachers are excellent.

  • (7 years ago)

    Scotch has to be one of if not the best elementary school in Oakland County. Great individualized attention strong enrichment programs dedicated teachers (all the deadwood is gone) huge parent involvement emphasis. I've sent 3 kids thru and would highly recommend Scotch to anyone.

  • (8 years ago)

    Great school all around in all aspects. All programs and academics are great.

  • (9 years ago)

    Unbellievable teachers who genuinely care about your children. Most are young men and women who are not burnt out with education. My children are in 2nd and 3rd grade there and the teachers and our family have a really good working relationship. Test scores speak for themselves. My only concern is the fact that it is a public school it needs to accommodate kids who don't necessarily want to be there and they are a distraction.

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