Long Beach Island Consolidated School District

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Long Beach Island Consolidated School District
Superintendent: Karen T. McKeon
Business Administrator: Steven Moran
Address: 200 Barnegat Avenue
Surf City, NJ 08008
Grade Range: K-6
School facilities: 2
Enrollment: 238 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 26.9
Student–teacher ratio: 8.85:1
District Factor Group: FG
Web site: http://www.lbischools.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-6
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $23,943 55 $18,891 26.7%
1 Budgetary Cost 22,754 58 13,649 66.7%
2 Classroom Instruction 12,782 57 8,366 52.8%
6 Support Services 3,986 56 2,161 84.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,839 44 1,467 25.4%
10 Operations & Maintenance 3,679 59 1,552 137.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 14 9 39 -64.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 64,081 50 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 Long Beach Island Consolidated School District is a regional consolidated public school district which serves students in Kindergarten through sixth grade from five communities bordering the Atlantic Ocean on Long Beach Island, in Ocean County, New Jersey. Communities served by the district are Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Township, Ship Bottom and Surf City.[3][4]

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 238 students and 26.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 8.85:1.[1]

The district's Board of education consists of a total of nine members from the constituent municipalities.[5]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "FG", the fourth 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.[6]

Students in public school for seventh through twelfth grades attend the Southern Regional School District, which serves the five municipalities in the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District, along with students from Beach Haven and Stafford Township, as well as students from Ocean Township (including its Waretown section) who attend as part of a sending/receiving relationship.[3][7] (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]) are Southern Regional Middle School[9] (grades 7 and 8; 981 students) and Southern Regional High School[10] (grades 9 – 12; 2,077 students).[11] Both schools are in the Manahawkin section of Stafford Township.

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[12]) are:[13]

  • Ethel Jacobsen School[14] in Surf City with 138 students in grades Kindergarten – 2
    • Frank Birney, Principal
  • Long Beach Island Grade School[15] in Ship Bottom with 100 students in grades 3 – 6
    • Karen T. McKeon, Principal

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[5][16]

  • Karen T. McKeon, Superintendent
  • Steven Moran, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Long Beach Island Consolidated School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ a b 2005 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, April 2005, p. 212.
  4. ^ LAN Associates. Study of School Consolidation Long Beach Island, New Jersey, Long Beach Island Consolidated School District, January 21, 2011. Accessed September 25, 2013. "The Long Beach Island Consolidated School District serves the needs of the citizens of Long Beach Island including the communities of Barnegat Light Borough, Long Beach Township, Harvey Cedars Borough, Surf City Borough, and Ship Bottom Borough. The remaining community of Beach Haven at the south end of the island currently has its own school. The Long Beach Island Consolidated Schools serve children from the age of pre-school through sixth grade after which the students attend Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin."
  5. ^ a b Board of Education, Long Beach Island Consolidated School District. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  6. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  7. ^ Southern Regional High School 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 9, 2014. "Located in Manahawkin, the Southern Regional School District draws from the constituent districts of Long Beach Township, Beach Haven, Surf City, Ship Bottom, Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars and Stafford Township, as well as the tuition sending district of Ocean Township (Waretown)."
  8. ^ School Data for the Southern Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  9. ^ Southern Regional Middle School, Southern Regional School District. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  10. ^ Southern Regional High School, Southern Regional School District. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Southern Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  12. ^ School Data for the Long Beach Island School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  13. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  14. ^ Ethel Jacobsen School, Long Beach Island Consolidated School District. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  15. ^ Long Beach Island Grade School, Long Beach Island Consolidated School District. Accessed September 9, 2014.
  16. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 9, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°39′30″N 74°10′29″W / 39.658251°N 74.174793°W / 39.658251; -74.174793