Alpha School District

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Alpha School District
817 North Boulevard
Alpha, NJ 08865
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent George Chando
Business administrator Timothy Mantz
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 320 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 23.2 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 13.8:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group B
Website http://www.apsedu.org/
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $15,479 4 $18,891 -18.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,532 29 14,159 2.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,554 44 8,659 10.3%
6 Support Services 2,188 25 2,167 1.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,544 26 1,547 -0.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,211 8 1,612 -24.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 36 12 104 -65.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 53,422 15 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with up to 400 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=71

The Alpha School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Alpha, in Warren County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its one school had an enrollment of 320 students and 23.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.8:1.[1]

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

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg, which serves students from Alpha as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Phillipsburg School District. The high school also serves students from four other sending communities: Bloomsbury (in Hunterdon County), Greenwich Township, Lopatcong Township and Pohatcong Township.[4][5][6] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,631 students and 117.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.9:1.[7]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]) are:

  • Alpha School for PreK to grade 8 (224 students)
    • Daniel Cullen, Principal[9]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the districts' administration are:[9][10][11]

  • George Chando, Superintendent
  • Tim Mantz, Business Administrator

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Alpha Borough School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  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. ^ Phillipsburg High School 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 1, 2016. "At the secondary level, the district serves not only students from the town of Phillipsburg which makes up 37.6% of the high school population, but also students from the surrounding boroughs of Alpha and Bloomsbury, as well as the townships of Greenwich, Lopatcong, and Pohatcong."
  5. ^ About PSD, Phillipsburg School District. Accessed June 1, 2016. "The district serves students from the Town of Phillipsburg and five sending communities at the secondary level: Alpha, Bloomsbury, Greenwich, Lopatcong and Pohatcong Townships."
  6. ^ Municipal Guide to Public School Districts, Warren County, New Jersey. Accessed June 1, 2016.
  7. ^ School data for Phillipsburg High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  8. ^ School Data for the Alpha School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  9. ^ a b Board Members, Alpha School District. Accessed January 17, 2017.
  10. ^ Warren County Department of Education Public School Directory 2016-2017, Warren County, New Jersey. Accessed January 17, 2017.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Warren County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 9, 2016.

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Coordinates: 40°39′51″N 75°09′51″W / 40.664144°N 75.164305°W / 40.664144; -75.164305