Oak Knoll was awarded the Champions award from the Luekima and Lymphoma Society for raising over $8,200 last year for the Pennies for Patients Campaign. Oak Knoll was ranked 8th in the state of NJ for their contribution to such a great cause.
|White|| 62% |
|Black|| 21% |
|Asian|| 2% |
|Hispanic|| 10% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 4% |
|Female|| 51.7% |
|Male|| 48.3% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 28% |
|Students with disabilities|| 19% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 1% |
|Students in foster care|| 1% |
|Military-connected students|| 1% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Kindergarten|| 13% ||67|
|1st Grade|| 20% ||102|
|2nd Grade|| 22% ||115|
|3rd Grade|| 21% ||108|
|4th Grade|| 23% ||122|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||1|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 7% |
|1 to 5 days|| 40% |
|6 to 10 days|| 34% |
|11 to 15 days|| 12% |
|Over 15 days|| 7% |
|English|| 99.4% |
|Other|| 0.6% |
Learn more about Oak Knoll Elementary School.
Oak Knoll's staff believes that all students can succeed. We are committed on becoming a Growth Mindset Community. By embracing a growth mindset, students will learn that something may be difficult now, but with practice and perservance they will be able to accomplish anything.
We utilize the Wonders series in all grades (K-4) to help our students develop their reading skills and become critical thinkers. In grades K-2, our primary phonics program is Fundations. In all grades, we use the McGraw series My Math. Other programs such as Wilson and ST Math help support what is being taught daily. Enrichment is also provided for those student who are identified as Gifted and Talented in grade 2nd - 4th.
Safety Club, S.A.V.E club, Art club, PE club and Student Council are after school school activities that are offered to our 4th grade students. Fourth grade students also have the opportunity to participate in Chorus during the school day. Each year we also offer an annual variety show for our 3rd and 4th grade students to showcase a special talent.
Kids Choice is offered as an before and after school program. Kids Choice is an outside agency who utilizes our building to provide our students with activites and supervision for working parents.
Professional Development is provided to all staff members. There are several PD days throughout the year provided by the district. Staff members may also take courses off-site to stay abreast of new techniques and strategies.
Response To Intervention (RTI) is a multi-tiered program which provides intense instruction to our neediest students in grades K-2. Basic Skills is offered through RTI and is also offered to our 3rd and 4th grade students who have been identified using multiple measures.
Oak Knoll offers students a nutritional hot breakfast every morning. Lunch is also provided everyday school is in session. Not only do our students participate in PE twice week, but our teachers also provide teacher directed PE daily in their classrooms. All students (K-4) are provided with recess daily. We also promote a healthy life style by participating in Jump-a-thon, providing assembly and having a PE Running club.
Oak Knoll has a dedicated Parent Teacher Organization which provides the students with educational assemblies, dances, FUN day and an array of educational items for the classrooms. We also invite our parents to join our community by becoming a parent volunteer.