Hillsdale Public Schools

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Hillsdale Public Schools
Superintendent: Richard A. Spirito
Business Administrator: Lirca Garcia
Address: 32 Ruckman Road
Hillsdale, NJ 07642
Grade Range: K-8
School facilities: 3
Enrollment: 1,398 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 103.3
Student–teacher ratio: 13.53:1
District Factor Group: GH
Web site: http://www.hillsdaleschools.com
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $16,511 28 $18,891 -12.6%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,245 43 14,159 0.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,456 39 8,659 -2.3%
6 Support Services 2,502 65 2,167 15.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,579 45 1,547 2.1%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,588 48 1,612 -1.5%
13 Extracurricular Activities 104 50 104 0.0%
16 Median Teacher Salary 64,465 63 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with more than 750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=84

The Hillsdale Public Schools are a community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade in Hillsdale, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's three schools had an enrollment of 1,398 students and 103.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.53:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "GH", the third-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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Pascack Valley High School along with students from neighboring River Vale. The school is part of the Pascack Valley Regional High School District, which also serves students from Montvale and Woodcliff Lake at Pascack Hills High School.[4]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]) are:[6]

Elementary schools
  • Ann Blanche Smith School[7] with 379 students in Kindergarten through 4th grade
  • Meadowbrook Elementary School[8] with 366 students in grades Pre-K-4
Middle school
  • George G. White Middle School[9] with 653 students in grades 5-8

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[10][11]

  • Richard A. Spirito, Superintendent of Schools
  • Lirca Garcia, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Hillsdale School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 4, 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 December 4, 2014.
  4. ^ Pascack Valley Regional High School District 2013 Report Card District Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 4, 2014. "The district is comprised of two high schools. Pascack Hills High School, which is located in Montvale, receives students from the towns of Montvale and Woodcliff Lake. Pascack Valley High School, located in Hillsdale, enrolls students from Hillsdale and River Vale."
  5. ^ School Data for the Hillsdale Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 4, 2014.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Hillsdale Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 4, 2014.
  7. ^ Ann Blanche Smith School, Hillsdale Public Schools. Accessed December 4, 2014.
  8. ^ Meadowbrook Elementary School, Hillsdale Public Schools. Accessed December 4, 2014.
  9. ^ George G. White Middle School, Hillsdale Public Schools. Accessed December 4, 2014.
  10. ^ District Administration, Hillsdale Public Schools. Accessed December 4, 2014
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 4, 2014.

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Coordinates: 41°00′36″N 74°01′25″W / 41.009925°N 74.023704°W / 41.009925; -74.023704