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  2. Diversity
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Berkeley Avenue Elementary School is a highly rated, public school located in Westwood, NJ. It has 292 students in grades K-5 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

Berkeley Avenue Elementary School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
    C
Median Household Income
$102,938
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,748
National
$949
Median Home Value
$447,100
National
$184,700

Students

Diversity
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
292
Free or Reduced Lunch
18%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$72,318
Teachers in First/Second Year
24.1%
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Excellent support from Homework Club, free for students who are in need of assistance.

Offers affordable after school care with school work assistance or fun activities.

Offers low cost/affordable enrichment classes before or after school hours. Classes ranges from fun filled, creative music, arts, games, technology, etc. Enrichment classes are offered twice a year (Fall & Winter)

Teachers and resource teachers almost and always welcomes support students and parents assistance before school, after school, and often times communications continues (via email) through early evenings. That's dedication!

PSO (Parents-Teachers-volunteers) hosts ongoing events through out the year engaging all students and their families in fun, educational, arts, cultural, community awareness, etc.
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- High standard of education

- Strong emphasis on core classes

- Set high importance on arts, music, foreign language, technology, and physical education

- Students with learning disabilities are properly classified and offered modifications to succeed!

- Workload is very well distributed

- Students home works are well balanced. Teachers/resource teachers are very responsive to inquiries and clarification even after hours (through early evenings).

- Impressive use of technology that pushes the boundery of "teacher-student interactions" outside classroom setting and outside school hours. All in the comfort of our homes.
The school offers:

- After school "Homework Club" to students who are in need of help.

- Affordable Fall & Winter (2x a year) Enrichment Classes are offered to students

- Affordable before and after school care is provided by YMCA in school premise to help students with some homework, entertain them with fun filled activities as it helps parents balance their work schedule.

- Teachers with all heartedness, willingly help their students before class, after class and even communicates (via email) with the students and parents with inquiries and clarifications on lessons, class topics or homework.

PSO along with teachers, other parents, district and volunteers hosts events through out the school year engaging students and their families with arts. music, cultures, charitable causes, community awareness, teachers' appreciation celebrations, student and family celebrations in form food (BBG) or entertainment (swimming, dance, etc) and many others.