Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District

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Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District
Superintendent: David M. Healy
Business Administrator: Patrick DeGeorge
Address: Cambridge Park School
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
Grade Range: preK-12
School facilities: 7
Enrollment: 3,886 (as of 2009-10)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 334
Student–teacher ratio: 11.63
District Factor Group: FG
Web site: http://www.marsd.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
preK-12
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1 Budgetary Cost 13,359 62 13,632 -2.0%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,014 65 8,035 -0.3%
6 Support Services 1,645 29 2,166 -24.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,477 76 1,379 7.1%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,798 77 1,674 7.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 59,750 57 57,597
Data from NJDoE 2009 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of preK-12 districts with 3,501+ students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=105

The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District is a regional school district in Monmouth County, New Jersey. The district serves students from preK to grade 12 from the communities of Aberdeen Township (2,655.5 students) and the neighboring community of Matawan Borough (1,246.5 students).[3]

As of the 2009-10 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 3,886 students and 334 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.63.[1]

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.[4]

The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District Central Offices are located at 1 Crest Way, in Aberdeen.

The district provides students with academic and vocational experiences to meet the challenges of the 21st century. In addition to providing a sound, broad academic curriculum taught by highly qualified instructors, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District offers programs such as Cooperative Work Study Programs, a Gifted and Talented Program, Pre-School Programs, a comprehensive Special Education Program with four full Child Study Teams, Speech Correction Services, and an array of many other programs and services.

Schools[edit]

The district is a comprehensive system comprising seven schools, which includes one PreSchool, three elementary schools grades K-3, one 4-5 school, one middle school grades 6-8, one high school grades 9-12 as listed below (with 2009-10 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]):

Preschool
Elementary Schools
Middle School
High School

Administration[edit]

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

  • David M. Healy, Superintendent of Schools[7]
  • Patrick DeGeorge, Business Administrator & Board Secretary[8]
  • Marc A. Natanagara, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction

On March 11, 2014, Healy was appointed Superintendent of Toms River Regional Schools.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 24, 2012.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ 2005 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, April 2005, p. 211.
  4. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 27, 2009.
  5. ^ Data for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 24, 2012.
  6. ^ Monmouth County School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 5, 2009.
  7. ^ Superintendent of Schools, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed March 24, 2012.
  8. ^ Business Office, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed March 24, 2012.
  9. ^ Nee, Daniel, [1]. Toms River Patch, 2014-03-11. Accessed 2014-03-12.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°24′40″N 74°14′22″W / 40.411042°N 74.239377°W / 40.411042; -74.239377