There are 11 public K-12 schools in Bloomfield,NJ. There are 8 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 are high schools. Of these 11 schools the Brookdale and Oakview elementary schools have been nationally recognized as BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS.
Bloomfield Elementary Schools
Bloomfield Middle School
Bloomfield High Schools
Brookdale Park: A great place for running or walking your dog, three tennis courts, play ground for young children, running track, dog track for both large and small dogs,rose garden,and weekly concerts during the summer months, FREE TO THE LOCAL RESIDENTS. designed by the same designer who developed central park in NY city.
Historical Society of Bloomfield: If you’re interested in local history of the surrounding area, this is the place that’s been gathering information, artifacts and literature and preserving it since 1966. Also a great place to hold a public meeting or lecture.
Forest Hills Field Club Golf Course: An 18 hole regulation golf course, featuring many scenic views of the surrounding country side with some challenging, interesting holes.
Bloomfield College: A private liberal arts University offering four year, Bachelors degrees with a student body of 2,281 undergraduates and 413 freshmen. 94% of the students are residents of NJ. Bloomfield prides itself on keeping their class rooms small (average 14 student) so their professors can provide one on one individual attention.
Bloomfield Public Library: Located at 90 Broad St.
If you are looking to relocate to Bloomfield understanding the housing market and the average Home Price can help you estimate your monthly expenses as well as determine whether you can by the home you need to adequately relocate your family. On average Bloomfield homes range from 3-5 bedroom homes with 1.5-2.5 baths. 99% of the housing inventory within Bloomfield sells between $200,000-$600,000. Contact FindNJHouse.Com if you are shopping for a Bloomfield Home for Sale.
Understanding the Listing inventory will give you a sense of supply and demand in the local real estate market. Supply of recently listed homes verses the above graph showing Median Home Prices will give you an indication of what kind of “kick” is in the market. Another words if homes are selling around $300,000 and inventory is very low expect to hit some friction while negotiating. On the other hand if you are selling a Bloomfield Home and the inventory is extremely high,staging a home and performing a pre-listing inspection becomes more critical. The bottom line is that understanding supply and demand is the major concept behind correctly pricing a home for sale.
The Bloomfield train station, built in 1912, is on the Montclair-Boonton Midtown Direct line to Penn Station. A monthly pass is $169. The train ride is 28- to 36-minute trip, and Bloomfield offers a jitney service from the north and south end of town.
The Bloomfield Parking Authority has waiting lists for permit lots near the Bloomfield and Watsessing stations; the latter is one stop closer to New York. Permit parking at the Farrand Street lot, near the Bloomfield station, is $200 for six months. Long-term meter parking is available. Parking at the Myrtle Street lot at the Watsessing station is $100 for six months.
Another option is to take DeCamp Bus Lines (the No. 33, 44 or 88) to the Port Authority in Midtown. One-way trips take about 25 minutes, and a one month pass is $241., 10 passes cost $66.50, a one way trip costs $7.15