Garwood Public Schools

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Garwood Public Schools
Superintendent: Dr. Teresa Quigley
Business Administrator: Janine Murray
Address: 400 Second Avenue
Garwood, NJ 07027
Grade Range: K-8
School facilities: 1
Enrollment: 568 (as of 2010-11)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 28.4
Student–teacher ratio: 20.00:1
District Factor Group: DE
Web site: http://www.garwoodschools.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $15,763 8 $18,047 -12.7%
1 Budgetary Cost 10,821 2 13,631 -20.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,142 3 8,361 -26.5%
6 Support Services 1,484 6 2,055 -27.8%
8 Administrative Cost 1,383 10 1,497 -7.6%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,677 29 1,539 9.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 126 34 98 28.6%
16 Median Teacher Salary 58,364 34 60,112
Data from NJDoE 2013 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with less than 400 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=66

The Garwood Public Schools is a community public school district that serves students from kindergarten to eighth grade from Garwood, in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

In the 2010-11 school year, the district's single school had an enrollment of 394 students and 24.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 16.35:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "DE", the fifth highest of eight groupings. [3]

Public school students in grades 9 - 12 attend Arthur L. Johnson High School in neighboring Clark as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Clark Public School District.[4][5]

Schools[edit]

  • Lincoln School for half-day pre-school and full day kindergarten - grade 8 (394 students in 2010-11)[6][7]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[8][9]

  • Dr. Teresa Quigley, superintendent[10]
  • Janine Murray, business administrator / board secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b School information for the Garwood School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 13, 2013.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ 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.NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 27, 2009.
  4. ^ About Us, Garwood Public Schools. Accessed May 13, 2013. "High school students attend ALJ High School in Clark, NJ"
  5. ^ Clark Township Public Schools 2010 report card narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 17, 2011. "The district enjoys a very positive and collaborative send/receive relationship with the Garwood Public Schools. Students from Garwood are educated in their local K-8 District, then attend Grades 9-12 at our Arthur L. Johnson High School here in Clark."
  6. ^ Garwood Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 17, 2011.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 13, 2013.
  8. ^ Staff, Garwood Public Schools. Accessed May 13, 2013
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 13, 2013.
  10. ^ Superintendent, Garwood Public Schools. Accessed March 17, 2011.

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