Highlands School District

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Highlands School District
Superintendent: Dr. Susan E. Compton
Business Administrator: Christopher Mullins
Address: 360 Navesink Avenue
Highlands, NJ 07732
Grade Range: K-6
School facilities: 1
Enrollment: 189 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 19.3
Student–teacher ratio: 9.79:1
District Factor Group: CD
Web site: District web site
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-6
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $24,982 56 $18,891 32.2%
1 Budgetary Cost 20,162 55 13,649 47.7%
2 Classroom Instruction 10,912 54 8,366 30.4%
6 Support Services 5,472 58 2,161 153.2%
8 Administrative Cost 1,322 14 1,467 -9.9%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,389 53 1,552 53.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 65 31 39 66.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 63,310 48 57,437
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-6 districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=59

The Highlands School District is a community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through sixth grade in Highlands, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's one school had an enrollment of 189 students and 19.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.79:1.[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]

For seventh through twelfth grades, public school students attend Henry Hudson Regional High School, a comprehensive six-year high school and regional public school district that serves students from both Atlantic Highlands and Highlands.[4][5] The district served a total enrollment of 372 students in the 2011-12 school year.[6]

School[edit]

Highlands Elementary School had an enrollment of 189 students in the 2011-12 school year.[7]

  • Rosemary Schutz, Principal[8]

Administration[edit]

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

  • Dr. Susan E. Compton, Tri-District Superintendent[11]
  • Christopher Mullins, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[12]

Compton serves jointly as Tri-District Superintendent of Schools for the Atlantic Highlands School District, the Highlands School District and the Henry Hudson Regional High School.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Highlands School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 13, 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 October 13, 2014.
  4. ^ Henry Hudson Regional School District 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 13, 2014. "Henry Hudson Regional School is a comprehensive public school which serves two communities of students: Atlantic Highlands and Highlands, NJ."
  5. ^ About Henry Hudson, Henry Hudson Regional High School. Accessed October 13, 2014. "This school district serves the towns of Atlantic Highlands and Highlands and students in grades seven through twelve."
  6. ^ School Data for Henry Hudson Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  7. ^ School Data for the Highlands School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  8. ^ Principal, Highlands School District. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  9. ^ Board of Education, Highlands School District. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  11. ^ Superintendent, Highlands School District. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  12. ^ Business Office, Highlands School District. Accessed October 13, 2014.
  13. ^ Silakowski, Ian. "AH Council Introduced to New Tri-District Superintendent", Atlantic Highlands Herald, March 2, 2014. Accessed October 13, 2014. "The first new order of business involved Atlantic Highlands Board of Education President Saranne Weimer introducing Dr. Susan Compton, the Tri-District Superintendent of Schools for Atlantic Highlands and Highlands Elementary, and Henry Hudson Regional School."

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°24′13″N 74°00′32″W / 40.403658°N 74.008835°W / 40.403658; -74.008835