A National School of Character, A New Jersey State School of Character, One of the first schools to implement the National Elementary Honors Society program; A Gilder Lehrman Affiliated School; National PTA School of Excellence Award; Winner of several STEM-based grants and minigrants.Website Facebook Twitter
|White|| 86% |
|Black|| 3% |
|Asian|| 0% |
|Hispanic|| 8% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 0% |
|Multiracial|| 3% |
|Female|| 48.3% |
|Male|| 51.7% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 22% |
|Students with disabilities|| 28% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 1% |
|Students in foster care|| 2% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|Pre-K|| 8% ||23|
|Kindergarten|| 13% ||38|
|1st Grade|| 11% ||34|
|2nd Grade|| 10% ||29|
|3rd Grade|| 14% ||42|
|4th Grade|| 16% ||49|
|5th Grade|| 13% ||38|
|6th Grade|| 15% ||45|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 1% |
|1 to 5 days|| 31% |
|6 to 10 days|| 40% |
|11 to 15 days|| 16% |
|Over 15 days|| 11% |
|English|| 97.0% |
|Other|| 1.7% |
|Spanish|| 1.3% |
Learn more about Upper Greenwood Lake Elementary School.
The West Milford Twp. School District recognizes that each student is an individual with unique educational needs. The District is committed to challenging and helping each student maximize his/her personal potential to promote academic excellence, good character, and physical fitness in a safe, supportive learning environment, as well as providing a positive school climate based upon mutual respect and responsibility.
Learning Unlimited (Gifted & Talented); Utilization of Google Apps for Education; Go Math! Readers & Writers Workshop model; Next Generation Science; Gilder Lehrman: Institute of American History supported social studies program; Character Education through Character.org; Full Value; HP Google Chromebook & MS Office based technology.
Debate Team; STEM Club; Breakfast Bunch (morning homework help); Character Ed Club; Chess Club; Scooter Football; Jump Start to Success; Mindfulness Club; Garden Club; Guitar Club; National Elementary Honors Society; Student Council; School Safeties Program; TREP$; Literary Magazine Club; Battle of the Books.
West Milford Twp Public Schools offers SACC (student age child care) at Upper Greenwood Lake School.
Star Math, Readers & Writers Workshop; Next Generation Science Standards; Professional Learning Communities; Articulation meetings (districtwide) within ELA, Math, Science, & Social Studies; Character Education.
Upper Greenwood Lake School hosts a College Day to advertise the importance of attending a college/university, thus, prompting a preparation for our K-6 students before entering the Middle School.
The District has a Child Study Team that collaborates with all of the schools to provide students supports and services. Upper Greenwood Lake School's I&RS Team meets on a bi-monthly basis to implement action plans to help students with behavior and/or learning difficulties.
Physical Education; Health; Scooter Football; Recess; Jump Start to Success; Mindfulness Club.
PTA - K-6 parents; 6th Grade Parent Club; PTA sponsored activities/evenings; Veterans Day Recognition Assembly; College Day; Character Education committee; School Safety Committee; A parent Portal exists through the District's Website; Upper Greenwood Lake School is partnered with the NJ Council for History Education, local police and volunteer fire company, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts; Family Literacy Night; PTA Book Fairs; TREP$ program.
The building was built in 1966; a one level building. The media center also serves as our STEM center. The Gymnasium serves as a gym, cafeteria, and auditorium, all-in-one. The building has a garden where each grade level works on a specific vegetable/plant. A state of the art water filtration system was installed.
The School is committed to the safety of the students and staff. A Safety committee constantly goes over procedures and the hypothetical scenarios to act accordingly. Communication with the community has been a building goal; utilizing social media, the Remind application; the Honeywell Alert System. The school has a preschool program which consists of a morning and afternoon session. Overall, Upper Greenwood Lake School takes great pride in it's identity as a school that values character education, history, science, and preparing its students to take care of their community.