Brookdale Elementary School
Brookdale Elementary School is known as the "Home of the Healthy and Heart-y" for programs promoting healthy habits and exercise like the walking club, before-school fitness, outdoor school garden and after-school healthy cooking club. There is a basketball court, two baseball diamonds and an expansive blacktop located behind the school for recess and after-school activities.
- Fax: 973-338-0704
- Handicap Accessible: Entrance in back of school
- Number of students: 289
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: No
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- Number of faculty: 46
- How engaged is the school with the community?: Mountainside Health Foundation awarded Brookdale a $9,650 grant to help promote healthy living. The grant allowed for the creation of a walking club, after-school fitness, an outdoor school garden and a Dance, Dance Revolution program.
- Grade levels: K through 6
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Infirmary, Library, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: Basketball skills building, student government
- Student clubs: Brookdale Elementary School offers programs in technology instruction, vocal and instrumental music, fine arts, library science, world languages, speech therapy, basic skills remediation, enrichment and elementary student service counseling.