Andover Regional School District

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Andover Regional School District
707 Limecrest Road
Newton, NJ 07860
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent Matthew Beck
Business administrator Donna Mosner
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment 852 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 55.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 15.4:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website www.andoverregional.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $19,326 43 $18,891 2.3%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,574 36 14,159 2.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,823 36 8,659 1.9%
6 Support Services 2,255 34 2,167 4.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,828 48 1,547 18.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,546 31 1,612 -4.1%
13 Extracurricular Activities 123 32 104 18.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 65,998 47 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with 401-750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=64

The Andover Regional School District is a regional public school district in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Andover Borough and Andover Township.[3]

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its two schools had an enrollment of 852 students and 55.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 15.4:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "FG", the fourth-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.[4]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades from both Andover Borough and Andover Township attend Newton High School in Newton, together with students from Green Township, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Newton Public School District.[5][6] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 773 students and 66.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.6:1.[7]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]) are:[9][10]

  • Florence M. Burd Elementary School[11] (Grades PreK-4, 279 students)
  • Long Pond Middle School[12] (Grades 5-8, 280 students)

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[13][14]

  • Matthew Beck, Superintendent of Schools
  • Donna Mosner, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Andover Regional 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. ^ Home Page, Andover Regional School District. Accessed January 3, 2017. "Our Board of Education is comprised of nine members representing both Andover Borough and Andover Township.Students in grades Pre-K, 1, 2, 3, 4 attend the Florence M. Burd School and students in grades 5, 6, 7, 8 attend the Long Pond School. Our eighth grade graduates attend Newton High School through a longtime send/receive relationship with the Newton Public Schools."
  4. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 18, 2014.
  5. ^ Newton High School 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 18, 2015. "Newton High School serves students from Andover Township, Andover Borough, and Green Township as well as historic Newton."
  6. ^ About Us, Newton Public School District. Accessed September 18, 2014. "The Newton Public School District is a K-12 district with an enrollment over 1,500 students in our elementary, middle, and high schools. The high school is home to Newton residents as well as students from neighboring Andover Borough, Andover Township, and Green Township."
  7. ^ School data for Newton High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  8. ^ School Data for the Andover Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  9. ^ Our Schools, Andover Regional School District. Accessed January 3, 2017.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Andover Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  11. ^ Florence M. Burd Elementary School, Andover Regional School District. Accessed January 3, 2017.
  12. ^ Long Pond Middle School, Andover Regional School District. Accessed January 3, 2017.
  13. ^ BOE Staff, Andover Regional School District. Accessed January 3, 2017.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Sussex County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°01′57″N 74°42′19″W / 41.032544°N 74.705284°W / 41.032544; -74.705284