West Bloomfield School District

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West Bloomfield School District is located in the affluent town of West Bloomfield, Michigan. It was formed in 1949 and covers approximately sixteen square miles. In May of 2011, superintendent Dr. JoAnn Andrees succeeded Dr. Gary Faber in 2008. In July 2012, Dr. Gerald D. Hill succeeded Dr. Andrees as the Superintendent of West Bloomfield School District. The West Bloomfield School District has been recognized as one of the top public school districts in the country in 2010 .[citation needed]

Attendance area[edit]

The approximately 15.875-square-mile (41.12 km2) district includes all of West Bloomfield and Keego Harbor, about 99% of Orchard Lake Village and about 10% of Sylvan Lake.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2013 the district has 6,633 students, with 5,703 living within the district and 1,326 from outside the district as part of its "Schools of Choice" program. A 2008 survey indicated that major non-English languages spoken in families of students included Albanian, Arabic, Chaldean, Chinese, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Romanian, Russian, Spanish and Urdu.[1]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Doherty Elementary
  • Gretchko Elementary
  • Sheiko Elementary (formerly Green Elementary)
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • Scotch Elementary

Middle schools[edit]

  • Abbott Middle
  • Orchard Lake Middle

High schools[edit]

Athletics[edit]

West Bloomfield Schools are a voluntary member of the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA). West Bloomfield High School is a member of the Oakland Activities Association which comprises 24 Oakland County Schools. It is divided into three or four divisions in order to develop equitable competition. Realignment takes place annually to ensure that the goals and criteria are met.

West Bloomfield Middle Schools, Abbott and OLMS, are members of the Farmington-West Bloomfield League. Swimming and Track are affiliated with schools outside of the FWB to create equitable competition.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "District Overview." (Archive) West Bloomfield School District. Retrieved on September 8, 2013.

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