Bedminster Township School District

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Bedminster Township School District
Type and location
Grades pre-K to 8
Address 234 Somerville Rd
Bedminster, NJ 07921
District information
Superintendent Ronald Bolandi (interim)
Business administrator Philip J. Acosta
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 582 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 56.8 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 10.25:1
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website www.bedminsterschool.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $20,329 51 $18,891 7.6%
1 Budgetary Cost 16,157 50 14,159 14.1%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,945 52 8,659 14.9%
6 Support Services 2,733 55 2,167 26.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,612 27 1,547 4.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,660 38 1,612 3.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 174 45 104 67.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 64,465 40 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with 401-750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=64

The Bedminster Township School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade from Bedminster Township, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's one school had an enrollment of 582 students and 56.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.25:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "I", the second-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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Bernards High School,[4] as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Somerset Hills Regional School District, a K - 12 district that also serves students from Bernardsville, Far Hills and Peapack-Gladstone.[5]

School[edit]

Bedminster Township Public School had an enrollment of 582 students in the 2011-12 school year.[6][7]

  • Corby Swan is the principal of the school[8]

Bedminster Township Public School offers a variety of competitive sports. They have had most notable success in boys and girls basketball.

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[9][10]

  • Ronald Bolandi, Interim Superintendent[11]
  • Philip J. Acosta, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Bedminster Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 6, 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 December 6, 2014.
  4. ^ Bedminster Township School 2014 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 18, 2015. "After graduation from the 8th grade, the majority of our students attend Bernards High School."
  5. ^ Somerset County School Districts-Sending/Receiving/Regional, Somerset County Superintendent of Schools. Accessed December 6, 2014.
  6. ^ School Data for the Bedminster Township Public School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 6, 2014.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Bedminster Township Public School, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 6, 2014.
  8. ^ Principal, Bedminster Township Public School. Accessed December 6, 2014.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Somerset County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 6, 2014.
  10. ^ 2013-2014 Somerset County Public School Directory, Somerset County, New Jersey. Accessed February 3, 2015.
  11. ^ Superintendent of Schools, Bedminster Township Public School. Accessed December 6, 2014.
  12. ^ School Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Bedminster Township Public School. Accessed December 6, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°40′45″N 74°38′43″W / 40.679042°N 74.645383°W / 40.679042; -74.645383