Rumson School District

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Rumson School District
Superintendent: Maryrose Caulfield-Sloan
Business Administrator: Denise Friedmann
Address: 60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
Grade Range: K-8
School facilities: 2
Enrollment: 982 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 75.5
Student–teacher ratio: 13.01:1
District Factor Group: J
Web site:
Ind. Per Pupil District
 %± vs.
1A Total Spending $15,858 34 $18,047 -12.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,275 24 13,631 -9.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,540 21 8,361 -9.8%
6 Support Services 1,828 31 2,055 -11.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,579 51 1,497 5.5%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,256 18 1,539 -18.4%
13 Extracurricular Activities 72 29 98 -26.5%
16 Median Teacher Salary 61,785 54 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 Rumson School District is a community public school district that serves students in grades kindergarten through eighth grade from the Borough of Rumson, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district and its two schools had a total enrollment of 982 students and 75.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.01:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "J", the 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 Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, a regional, four-year comprehensive public high school, serving students from both Fair Haven and Rumson.[4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

For the 2001-02 school year, Forrestdale Middle School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[5]


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

  • Deane-Porter Elementary School[7] (K-3, 417 students)
    • Shari Feeney, Principal[8]
  • Forrestdale Middle School[9] (4-8, 565 students)
    • Jennifer Gibbons, Principal[8]


Core members of the district's administration are:[8][10]

  • Maryrose Caulfield-Sloan, Superintendent
  • Denise Friedmann, Business Administrator / Board Secretary


  1. ^ a b District information for the Rumson Borough School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed June 9, 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 June 9, 2014.
  4. ^ Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School District 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 9, 2014. "The boroughs of Rumson and Fair Haven are residential communities zoned principally for single family dwellings. These adjacent communities are located in Northern Monmouth County, within forty miles of New York City and within a mile of the Atlantic Ocean."
  5. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed December 21, 2009.
  6. ^ School Data for the Rumson School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed June 9, 2014.
  7. ^ Deane-Porter Elementary School, Rumson School District. Accessed June 9, 2014.
  8. ^ a b c Administrative Office, Rumson School District. Accessed June 9, 2014.
  9. ^ Forrestdale Middle School, Rumson School District. Accessed June 9, 2014.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 9, 2014.

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Coordinates: 40°22′33″N 74°00′17″W / 40.375728°N 74.004835°W / 40.375728; -74.004835