Barnegat Township School District

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Barnegat Township School District
Superintendent: Karen Wood
Business Administrator: Lourdes Laguardia
Address: 550 Barnegat Boulevard North
Barnegat, NJ 08005
Grade Range: K-12
School facilities: 6
Enrollment: 3,217 (as of 2013-14)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 221.0
Student–teacher ratio: 14.8
District Factor Group: CD
Web site:
Ind. Per Pupil District
 %± vs.
1 Budgetary Cost 11,969 23 13,632 -12.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,894 18 8,035 -14.2%
6 Support Services 1,633 22 2,166 -24.6%
8 Administrative Cost 988 2 1,379 -28.4%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,813 59 1,674 8.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 49,480 9 57,597
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with 1,801-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=70

The Barnegat Township School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through eleventh grade from Barnegat Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

Barnegat High School is now open for Grades 9 through 12, with Grade 12 having been added starting in September 2007. The last group of students from Barnegat completed twelfth grade at Southern Regional High School in Stafford Township at the end of the 2006-07 school year through a now-ended sending/receiving relationship with the Southern Regional School District.

As of the 2013-14 school year, the district's six schools had an enrollment of 3,217 students and 221.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.8.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "CD", the sixth highest of eight groupings. District Factor Groups organize districts statewide to allow comparison by common socioeconomic characteristics of the local districts. From lowest socioeconomic status to highest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J.[3]


Schools in the district (with 2013-14 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:

Elementary Schools (K-5)
Middle School (6-8)
High School (grades 9-12, as of September 2014)


Core members of the district's administration are:[5]

  • Karen Wood, Superintendent
  • Lourdes Laguardia, Business Administrator / Board Secretary


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Coordinates: 39°45′36″N 74°14′27″W / 39.760005°N 74.240818°W / 39.760005; -74.240818