Belleville School District

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Belleville School District
Superintendent: Joseph Picardo
Business Administrator: Edward Appleton
Address: 102 Passaic Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109
Grade Range: K-12
School facilities: 9
Enrollment: 4,472 (as of 2008-09)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 343.0
Student–teacher ratio: 13.0
District Factor Group: CD
Web site:
Ind. Per Pupil District
 %± vs.
1 Budgetary Cost 11,402 17 13,632 -16.4%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,930 11 8,035 -13.8%
6 Support Services 1,671 30 2,166 -22.9%
8 Administrative Cost 1,316 49 1,379 -4.6%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,178 12 1,674 -29.6%
13 Extracurricular Activities 221 49 258 -14.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 58,565 52 57,597
Data from NJDoE 2009 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with 3,501+ students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=105
Bellville Schools administrative building

The Belleville School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Belleville, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2007-08 school year, the district's nine schools had an enrollment of 4,472 students and 343.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.0.[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 2008-09 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:

Elementary Schools (K-6)
Belleville Middle School
Middle School (7&8)
High School (9-12)


Core members of the district's administration are:[5][6]

  • Joseph Picardo, Superintendent of Schools
  • Edward Appleton, Business Administrator / Board Secretary


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Coordinates: 40°48′14″N 74°09′45″W / 40.803849°N 74.162548°W / 40.803849; -74.162548