Pleasantdale Elementary School

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555 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052

(973) 669-5452

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Pleasantdale Elementary School

I have had my kids at Pleasantdale for 9 years. They started in the lottery Pre-K class. I'm sad to say good bye this year as it is my youngest child's last year. My kids are minorities and there has never been a problem. A parent saying that there is segregation at this school has never been in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/03/15

Please listen if you ask too many question about the quality of your child's education and it erks the teacher your child will suffer. I wholeheartly agree with the other parent that stated they do not nor neither want to deal with the diversity of the school. It's integrated segregation at this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/11/14

Pleasantdale has the kindest and most caring group of teachers in town. Dr. Pollara has set a tone and an environment that all students are nurtured and cared for in a safe place. Pleasantdales principal has a doctorate in education with an emphasizes on special needs. We feel blessed to have such an ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/14

There is simply NO WAY this school could possib;y be considered higher than the 4 that it received last year from Great Schools. The administration and teachers are in no way representative of the diverse culture that is West Orange, NJ. The principal is well past her prime when it comes to dealing with ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/29/14

My school is very good place with lovely teachers and stuf that always are caring for the students .

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

MY school is very nice place to study, lovely teachers ,the kids love it !!!.........

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Great school in an awesome district. Teachers couldn't be more caring and supportive of individual student needs.

Posted by a parent on 07/09/12

We came to Pleasantdale two years ago. My daughter was entering first grade. She was a year behind all the other kids because the school she attended in Kindergarten was so bad. She could barely read and write. Her first grade teacher (Ms.Carsillo) and supporting staff worked wonders with her. By the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/25/12

My son started in kindergarten this year. I have so far been thoroughly pleased with Pleasantdale Elementary. The teachers are fantastic, the environmnent is nurturing and there is a clear sense of caring and community. My son is academically challenged to an appropriate level. He is excited about ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/11

I believe Pleasantdale is the best kept secret in West Orange. I have 2 children presently in the school (1st and 5th grade). They have both been challenged since their first day of school. The teachers are the heart and soul of this school. Pleasantdale is recognized mostly for it's phenomenal Spec ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/08/09

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Test scores for Pleasantdale Elementary School

NJ ASK* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Pleasantdale Elementary School
West Orange School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

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West Orange schools — Pleasantdale Elementary School is located at 555 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange NJ 07052. 555 Pleasant Valley Way is in the 07052 ZIP code in West Orange, NJ The school district for Pleasantdale Elementary School is the West Orange School District. Pleasantdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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