Northfield Community Schools

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Northfield Community Schools
Superintendent: Dr. Janice Fipp
Business Administrator: Linda Albright
Address: 2000 New Road
Northfield, NJ 08225
Grade Range: K-8
School facilities: 2
Enrollment: 1,060 (as of 2010-11)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 79.7
Student–teacher ratio: 13.30
District Factor Group: DE
Web site: http://northfield.groupfusion.net/
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $14,570 13 $18,047 -19.3%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,088 18 13,631 -11.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,190 41 8,361 -2.0%
6 Support Services 1,391 9 2,055 -32.3%
8 Administrative Cost 1,314 21 1,497 -12.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,129 13 1,539 -26.6%
13 Extracurricular Activities 64 23 98 -34.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 57,703 28 60,112
Data from NJDoE 2013 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with more than 750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=88

The Northfield Community Schools are a community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade from the City of Northfield, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2010-11 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 1,060 students and 79.7 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.30.[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. 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]

Students in grades 9 - 12 attend the Mainland Regional High School, which serves students from Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point.[4] The high school is located in Linwood.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Karen Weeks, 7th grade math teacher at Northfield Community School, was named the 2009/2010 Atlantic County Teacher of the Year.

In 2009, Northfield Community School was named one of eight New Jersey Schools of Character.

In 2008, Northfield Community School was named the Healthiest School in Atlantic County in AtlantiCare's Healthy Schools contest, receiving a $5,000 grant.

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the NCES[5]) are:[6]

Elementary school
Middle school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[7][8]

  • Dr. Janice Fipp, Superintendent[9]
  • Linda Albright, Business Administrator[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for the Northfield City School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed April 17, 2013.
  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 27, 2009.
  4. ^ Mainland Regional High School 2011 School Report Card, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 17, 2013. "The school serves the communities of Linwood, Northfield, and Somers Point with a total population of 26,511."
  5. ^ Northfield Community Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 16, 2009.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory data for the Northfield Community Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 17, 2013.
  7. ^ a b c Faculty & Staff, Northfield Community School. Accessed April 17, 2013.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 17, 2013.
  9. ^ Superintendent's Message, Northfield Community Schools. Accessed November 2, 2009.
  10. ^ Business Administrator's Office, Northfield Community Schools. Accessed November 2, 2009.

External links[edit]

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