Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District

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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District
Superintendent: Dr. Margaret W. Hayes
Business Administrator: Deborah S. Saridaki
Address: Evergreen Avenue & Cedar Stree
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Grade Range: K-12
School facilities: 8
Enrollment: 5,692 (as of 2010-11)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 397.0
Student–teacher ratio: 14.34:1
District Factor Group: I
Web site: http://www.spfk12.org/
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $15,162 12 $18,047 -16.0%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,647 22 14,519 -12.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,781 24 8,588 -9.4%
6 Support Services 1,830 30 2,338 -21.7%
8 Administrative Cost 1,176 15 1,448 -18.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,541 43 1,787 -13.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 292 73 263 11.0%
16 Median Teacher Salary 61,160 37 62,707
Data from NJDoE 2013 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with more than 3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=106

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District is a regional public school district serving students from two communities in Union County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves students in Prekindergarten through twelfth grade, who come from the Township of Scotch Plains and the Borough of Fanwood.[3] The district has five elementary schools (PreK-Grade 4), two middle schools (Grades 5-8) and a comprehensive high school (Grades 9-12).[4]

As of the 2010-11 school year, the district's eight schools had an enrollment of 5,692 students and 397.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.34:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "I", the second 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.[5]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7]

Elementary schools
Middle schools
High school

Administration[edit]

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

  • Dr. Margaret W. Hayes, Superintendent of Schools[9]
  • Deborah S. Saridaki, Business Administrator & Board Secretary[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 22, 2013.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District 2011 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 22, 2013. "We are indebted to the communities of Scotch Plains and Fanwood for their support, involvement, and constant commitment to educational excellence."
  4. ^ About Us / District FAQs, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed May 22, 2013.
  5. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 8, 2009.
  6. ^ Data for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 22, 2013.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 22, 2013.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 22, 2013.
  9. ^ Home Page, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed May 22, 2013.
  10. ^ Business Office, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed May 22, 2013.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°38′23″N 74°22′00″W / 40.639709°N 74.366592°W / 40.639709; -74.366592