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: 3,219 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 252.0
Student–teacher ratio: 12.77:1
District Factor Group: CD
Web site: http://www.barnegatschools.com
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $18,384 40 $18,891 -2.7%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,741 16 14,783 -13.8%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,770 20 8,763 -11.3%
6 Support Services 1,741 11 2,392 -27.2%
8 Administrative Cost 1,088 1 1,485 -26.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,608 37 1,783 -9.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 394 36 268 47.0%
16 Median Teacher Salary 55,083 5 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with 1,800-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=68

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.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's six schools had an enrollment of 3,219 students and 252.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.77:1.[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[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5]

  • Cecil S. Collins Elementary School[6] (361 students; in grades PreK-5)
    • George Delaporte - Principal
  • Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School[7] (295; K-5)
    • Josh Toddings - Principal
  • Lillian M. Dunfee Elementary School[8] (370; K-5)
    • Katherine Makela - Principal
  • Robert L. Horbelt Elementary School[9] (422; K-5)
    • Dr. Joseph Saxton - Principal
Middle school
  • Russell O. Brackman Middle School[10] for grades 6-8 (764)
    • John Fiorentino - Principal
  • Barnegat High School[11] for grades 9-12 (1,007)
    • Stephen J. Nichol - Principal

Barnegat High School opened in September 2004 with a freshman class, adding a new class each subsequent year. 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.[12]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[13][14]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Barnegat Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  4. ^ School Data for the Barnegat Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Barnegat Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  6. ^ Cecil S. Collins Elementary School, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  7. ^ Joseph T. Donahue Elementary School, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  8. ^ Lillian M. Dunfee Elementary School, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  9. ^ Robert L. Horbelt Elementary School, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  10. ^ Russell O. Brackman Middle School, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  11. ^ Barnegat High School, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  12. ^ The History of SRHS, Southern Regional School District. Accessed September 4, 2014. "June 2007 marked the last graduating class with students from Barnegat. Barnegat High School became a full 9-12 high school in September 2007."
  13. ^ Administrator Contracts, Barnegat Township School District. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 4, 2014.

External links[edit]

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