Berkeley Heights Public Schools
|Berkeley Heights Public Schools|
|Business Administrator:||Donna Felezzola|
|Address:||345 Plainfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
|Enrollment:||2,573 (as of 2010-11)|
|Faculty (in FTEs):||216.5|
|District Factor Group:||I|
| %± vs.
|10||Operations & Maintenance||1,278||7||1,787||-28.5%|
|16||Median Teacher Salary||68,522||54||62,707|
|Data from NJDoE 2013 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.
*Of K-12 districts with 1,800-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=67
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.
The Board of Education and administrative offices for the district are located in the original Columbia School building on Plainfield Avenue, adjacent to middle school building.
- The Mary Kay McMillin Early Childhood Center (338 students in PreK-1st grade). The school opened in 1997 after the Berkeley Heights school district bought the former Westlake School property. The concept of a pre-kindergarten - grade one school came about as a result of proposals to address school space issues in a way that would enhance the educational program in the district.
- Elementary schools (2-5)
- Thomas P. Hughes Elementary School (189)
- Mountain Park Elementary School (156)
- William Woodruff Elementary School (147)
- Middle school (6-8)
- Columbia Middle School (606) is the single middle school in the district. It houses grades six through eight.
- High school (9-12)
- Governor Livingston High School (669). In addition to serving the public school students of Berkeley Heights Township, high school students from the neighboring Borough of Mountainside are educated at the high school as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Mountainside School District. Governor Livingston also provides programs for deaf, hard of hearing and cognitively impaired students who are enrolled from all over north-central New Jersey.
- Judith Rattner, Superintendent
- Donna Felezzola, Business Administrator / Board Secretary
- District information for the Berkeley Heights School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 5, 2013.
- Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
- NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 7, 2009.
- Data for the Berkeley Heights Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 5, 2013.
- New Jersey School Directory for the Berkeley Heights Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 5, 2013.
- Berkeley Heights Public School District 2010 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 21, 2011. "In addition to serving the public school students of Berkeley Heights Township, high school students from the neighboring Borough of Mountainside are educated at the Governor Livingston school."
- Central Office, Berkeley Heights Public Schools. Accessed May 5, 2003.
- New Jersey School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 5, 2013.
- Berkeley Heights Public Schools
- Berkeley Heights Public Schools's 2012–13 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Data for the Berkeley Heights Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics