In 2014, Oak View School was recognized by the Department of Education as a Reward School. We are very proud of our students' achievements. Our entire staff works to understand how each child learns and develops strategies to differentiate our teaching so that all students meet success.
|White|| 57% |
|Black|| 8% |
|Asian|| 9% |
|Hispanic|| 20% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 4% |
|Multiracial|| 2% |
|Female|| 45.1% |
|Male|| 54.9% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 7% |
|Students with disabilities|| 13% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Kindergarten|| 13% ||46|
|1st Grade|| 16% ||57|
|2nd Grade|| 16% ||58|
|3rd Grade|| 14% ||50|
|4th Grade|| 15% ||56|
|5th Grade|| 14% ||52|
|6th Grade|| 12% ||45|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 6% |
|1 to 5 days|| 43% |
|6 to 10 days|| 31% |
|11 to 15 days|| 14% |
|Over 15 days|| 6% |
|English|| 98.1% |
|Spanish|| 1.1% |
|Other|| 0.8% |
Learn more about Oak View Elementary School.
Oak View School provides a nurturing environment where students are empowered with academic and social skills to become enthusiastic learners. This is accomplished by working in close partnership with parents and the community to provide child-centered programs that recognize and build on the unique potential of each child. The schoolÃ¢ÂÂs primary goal is to build the foundations that will sustain and promote lifelong learning.
Oak View School provides for the teaching of literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, and interpersonal development. All subjects are integrated with computer literacy, and follow the NJSLS. Teachers use the Reader's Writer's Workshop Model to facilitate language arts instruction. Math instruction is interactive and focuses on student understanding of math concepts. By studying science, social studies and health, students gain a greater respect for life and the environment.
Basketball (Boys & Girls)
Oak View School provides activities that include technology/media classes, vocal and instrumental music, fine arts, physical education, world language, enrichment classes, and elementary guidance counseling. Other programs include D.A.R.E. (Drug Awareness and Resistance Education), a program taught by local law-enforcement personnel, and clubs including Forensics/Academically Speaking/Challenge 24/Basketball Skills/Young Authors, and an after school enrichment program.
Oak View School has before and after school programs provided by the YMCA. We also have an after school enrichment program sponsored by our Home and School Association. Classes are taught by our teachers, parents, and outside vendors. All students may sign up and attend any of the classes that interest them. Classes offered fall into the categories of fine arts, sports, and academics.
Our Oak View teachers are always trying to find ways to improve instruction so that our students will meet success. Staff meets weekly in grade level professional learning communities to discuss teaching strategies and programs to improve the learning of their students. On the district level, teachers have the opportunity to both teach and learn within our Teacher's Academy. Our Teacher's Academy offers a variety of courses, designed for teachers to enhance their teaching abilities.
Students benefit from the services of a full-time nurse, a full-time guidance counselor and an experienced child study team. Services such as resource, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and physical therapy are available for students needing these services. We have an Intervention and Referral Services committee that meets monthly to develop strategies and supports to help our students meet success in learning.
Oak View School provides students with forty minutes of recess each day along with three physical education classes within a ten day period. We have a full-time nurse to take care of our students' health needs and teaches specialized health lessons at each grade level. Our HSA has a Health and Wellness committee that provides activities where students have fun learning about their health, along with teachers that administer our health curriculum.
Oak View School takes great pride in its very dedicated and hard-working Home and School Association. Parents raise funds to support the curriculum and special school programs such as educational classroom materials, field trips, assemblies and class parties. Their total efforts are endless in providing cultural and fun-filled annual events for the whole family.
The safety and overall well being of all Bloomfield students and staff is of the utmost importance. All Bloomfield Schools follow a collaboratively developed school safety and security plan based on The Holistic Approach to School Safety & Well Being and the New Jersey Administrative Code 6A:16-5.1 School Safety and Security Plans. The Bloomfield Schools Safety and Security Plan encompasses the following: The protection of the health, safety, security and welfare of the school population; the prevention of, intervention in, response to and recovery from emergency and crisis situations; the establishment and maintenance of a climate of civility; and supportive services for staff, students and their families.
All students in every school and all grades have daily access to computers to personalize instruction and learning under the guidance of their teachers. As of 2017-18, all students in grades 7-12 participate in the district 1:1 program and take home a Chromebook. Students without home Internet access are provided on the recommendation of the school principal a device for high-speed Internet. All students have access to a variety of online software and secure data sources for research and learning.
Oak View School, which reflects a culturally diverse student population, provides a multi-faceted educational program to meet the needs of each student as an individual and integral member of society. In addition to 19 K-6 general education classes, Oak View School is the home of four autistic classes. Through our guidance department, students participate in our "buddy" program to both our kindergarten students and our students with autism. We also have a K-Kids program for our fifth and sixth grade students that promotes service activities within our community. Our school provides an educational program that challenges children to learn as they participate in meaningful real-world experiences. We recognize the importance of Technology and provide Smart Boards in every general education classroom and Chromebooks/Ipad carts. This technology infused into our curriculum enables our students to further meet the challenging demands of the 21st century.