Springfield Public Schools

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Springfield Public Schools
Superintendent: Michael A. Davino
Business Administrator: Matthew Clarke
Address: Springfield Public Schools
Springfield, NJ 07081
Grade Range: K-12
School facilities: 5
Enrollment: 2,186 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 160.0
Student–teacher ratio: 13.66:1
District Factor Group: GH
Web site: http://www.springfieldschools.com
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $17,604 29 $18,891 -6.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,463 28 14,783 -8.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,864 25 8,763 -10.3%
6 Support Services 2,053 34 2,392 -14.2%
8 Administrative Cost 1,272 10 1,485 -14.3%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,753 47 1,783 -1.7%
13 Extracurricular Activities 403 40 268 50.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 68,157 50 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with 1,800-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=68

The Springfield Public Schools is a comprehensive community public school district serving students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Springfield Township, in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's five schools had an enrollment of 2,186 students and 160.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.66:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "GH", the third 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]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5][6]

Elementary schools
  • Edward V. Walton Early Childhood Center[7] (grades Pre K-2; 623 students)
    • Susie Hung - Principal
  • James Caldwell Elementary School[8] (3-5; 237)
    • David Rennie - Principal
  • Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School[9] (3-5; 236)
    • Michael C. Plias - Principal
Middle school
  • Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School[10] (6-8; 480)
    • Timothy P. Kielty - Principal
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[12][13]

  • Michael A. Davino, Superintendent[14]
  • Matthew Clarke, School Business Administrator / Board Secretary[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Springfield Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 15, 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 September 15, 2014.
  4. ^ School Data for the Springfield Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  5. ^ Site Map, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Springfield Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  7. ^ Edward V. Walton Early Childhood Center, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  8. ^ James Caldwell Elementary School, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  9. ^ Thelma L. Sandmeier Elementary School, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  10. ^ Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  11. ^ Jonathan Dayton High School, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  12. ^ Administration, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  13. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Union County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  14. ^ Meet Your Superintendent, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.
  15. ^ Business Administration, Springfield Public Schools. Accessed September 15, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°42′03″N 74°19′23″W / 40.700772°N 74.322952°W / 40.700772; -74.322952