School Details

Apshawa Elementary School

140 High Crest Drive, West Milford, NJ 07480
(973) 838-6515
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 269 students 12 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

69%
74%
66%
94%
83%
78%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Milford Township Public Schools average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

74%
68%
59%
82%
80%
78%
97%
95%
90%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Milford Township Public Schools average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

64%
64%
61%
82%
78%
80%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Milford Township Public Schools average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
74%
66%
76%
82%
79%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • West Milford Township Public Schools average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Apshawa Elementary School is a public elementary school in West Milford. The principal of Apshawa Elementary School is Dr Jeanne Apryasz and can be contacted at jeanne.apryasz@wmtps.org. 269 students attend Apshawa Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 3% of the Apshawa Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 9% of the 269 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. Class size at Apshawa Elementary School is 19, and the ratio of students to teachers is 12:1. Aaron Decker Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 92% 94%
Hispanic 4% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 9% 7%
Limited English proficiency 3% 0%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    My son went thru Apshawa plus my wife was involved PTA etc. We were very happy with his education. He is out of the system now and working for IBM.

  • (5 years ago)

    My son has been going to this school for 4 years now- and it is by far the best school in the state!

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

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