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K-5 & Ungraded
Public district
Belford, NJ
Students enrolled: 421

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300 Leonardville Road
Belford, NJ 07718

(732) 787-3590
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October 13, 2014
My family moved to Belford when I was 10. I am now pushing 40 and I bought a house here a few years back with my family because I have confidence and knowledge of the neighborhood and local community. I must say that my overall experience with Bayview School has been really positive... past and present. From the teachers to the janitors, everyone does an excellent job in shaping our children, while creating that learning foundation. All are very supportive and that's what they need at such a young age. I would recommend speaking to the local daycare establishments that are also terrific to learn more about the quality of the school. Draw your own conclusions after taking some time to speak to some parents and I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2014
Nice kids, nice teachers, but no leadership. The principal is not qualified for the position, runs things in a lazy beaurocratic manner, and when asked basic pedagogical questions she draws a blank and feels entitled to give wrong answers. Communication is abysmal and principal does not appreciate the need to create and inspire community participation to achieve success; she keeps everybody shut out and in the dark. If all you are looking for from your elementary school is daycare, then this is the place. If you expect competent leadership or inspiration stay far away.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2014
horrible school. unprofessional leader, school doesnt have any resources for kids who truly need extra help. moved out of town bc of the unacceptable things that went on there. i know of many parents who feel this way. my child was bullied, and picked on and it was never handled. calls to the principle never helped either. after numerous talks with the superintendent, he asked if i would like the option of sending my child to another school in the district. he apologized for the lack of effort that was put in by staff members there and let me know he would help in anyway he could. we finally moved mid year and my kids couldnt be happier, as the same goes for my husband and i. its a great feeling to know your kids are being cared for and bayview was 100% not the school for that. very disappointing, but glad my daughter made some forever friends. at least she took that from there.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2010
I love Bayview Elementary School. I went there as a child and now both of my sons will be going there. They have a great curricula, great principal, great teachers and support staff. It is a great community to be in. My son loves going there and we couldn't be happier. We especially love the Principal, Dr. Andl. I have never seen a principal quite as dedicated and supportive to the students, teachers, and staff as he is. He sets the bar for other principals and I don't believe that Bayview would be as great as it is without him.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2010
I love Bayview I have been going their for about 4 years now and they have been the best part of my life. The Students,Staff and all the other faultily of Bayview are the best and Dr.Andl the principal is great with kids!!! Bayview is a bully proof school so I do not even have to worry about that.I really like Bayview Elementary School and I will be sad when I have to leave it all I could say is Bayview is 5 stars and keep up the great work. Thank you Bayview.

- submitted by a community member
February 10, 2010
My son is going to Kindergarten, its been a good experience. Teachers are dedicated and work hard.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2007
I am a Bayview School alum and now my son is attending. In fact, he is in the very same Kindergarten classroom I had as a child. It is a thrill for me that my son can benefit from the same wonderful education I received at Bayview. I was quite surprised at the level of academic expectation in Kindergarten. My son loves school, loves his teacher (Mrs. Massell), and is having a successful year. I agree with the other reviewers that the principal, Dr. Andl, and the PTA are both outstanding. The entire staff of educators at Bayview is committed to providing the very best education for its students.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2006
A wonderful school,my son is a third grader this year. He just loves to go to school. Both the staff and the PTA care about our children.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2005
Bayview is such a great school. I currently have 3 children attending. The principal, Dr. Andl, is great with the kids. He is always involved with everything the kids do. I have nothing but praise for all of the teachers my children have had. The kids recite the Bayview pledge every morning and they enforce respect & have a no bullying policy. The PTA is great & plans alot of fun activites for the kids throughout the year.

- submitted by a parent

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Bayview Elementary School
300 Leonardville Road, Belford, NJ  07718
(732) 787-3590
Last modified Bayview Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bayview Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top