Percentage change from latest quarter vs same time period previous year
Data compiled using 3rd quarter 2020 data vs. same period from 2019
Public & Private Institutions Of Learning
The West Orange Public School District is made up of 11 schools: seven elementary schools (K-5), one central six (6), two middle schools (7-8), and one high school (9-12). The diversity and individualized education of the 7,000+ student body is a great strength to the district and contributes to the success of each student. The maintenance of class size has led to one of the lowest teacher-to-student ratios in the state.
The seven elementary schools are:
The elementary schools provide a learning environment that "enhances the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of the whole child." Students are encouraged to develop self-confidence and independence as learners, in a safe, nurturing educational environment.
The Thomas A. Edison School is the central six middle school. Here, children are immersed in real-life situations to help them relate to what they are learning. The two other middle schools are:
The complete development of the student is fostered through core content areas of math, language arts, science and social studies, with related arts courses as well. Students are also encouraged to participate in after-school activities. During their middle school years, students develop critical thinking skills needed to become independent learners.
The West Orange High School "challenges and encourages students to strive for excellence through rigorous and comprehensive programs, to become active members of their community, and to emerge as lifelong learners."
Private and Parochial Schools Near West Orange: There are many excellent private and parochial schools in the area. Some of those options are:
For a more extensive list and a little information about each preschool, read my blog post on Choosing a Preschool or Daycare Center in the Maplewood/South Orange Area.