Deptford Township Schools

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Deptford Township Schools
Superintendent: Ralph Ross
Business Administrator: Howie O'Neil
Address: 2022 Good Intent Road
Deptford, NJ 08096
Grade Range: K-12
School facilities: 9
Enrollment: 4,399 (as of 2008-09)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 328.5
Student–teacher ratio: 13.4
District Factor Group: CD
Web site:
Ind. Per Pupil District
 %± vs.
1 Budgetary Cost 11,432 20 13,632 -16.1%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,966 16 8,035 -13.3%
6 Support Services 1,311 6 2,166 -39.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,303 46 1,379 -5.5%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,427 36 1,674 -14.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 198 33 258 -23.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 50,100 4 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

The Deptford Township Schools are a comprehensive community public school district which serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade in Deptford Township, in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2008-09 school year, the district's nine schools had an enrollment of 4,399 students and 328.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.4.[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:[5]

Elementary / Early Childhood Schools
Middle School
High School
Special Education
  • New Sharon School (20; ungraded) serves students ages 3-21 with developmental or cognitive disabilities.


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

  • Ralph Ross, Interim Superintendent
  • Howie O'Neil, Interim Business Administrator / Board Secretary


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Coordinates: 39°48′31″N 75°05′32″W / 39.808488°N 75.092322°W / 39.808488; -75.092322