Atlantic City School District

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Atlantic City School District
1300 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
District information
Grades Pre-K-12
Superintendent Donna Haye
Business administrator Enrico Siano (interim)
Schools 11
Students and staff
Enrollment 7,311 (as of 2013-14)[1]
Faculty 714.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 10.2:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group A
Website http://www.acboe.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $25,676 103 $18,891 35.9%
1 Budgetary Cost 20,728 102 14,783 40.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 12,559 103 8,763 43.3%
6 Support Services 3,001 91 2,392 25.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,666 84 1,485 12.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 3,172 101 1,783 77.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 227 44 268 -15.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 76,230 92 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with more than 3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=103

Atlantic City School District is a comprehensive community public school district in Atlantic City, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade.

As of the 2013-14 school year, the district's 11 schools had an enrollment of 7,311 students and 714.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.2:1.[1]

Students from Brigantine, Longport, Margate City and Ventnor City attend Atlantic City High School as part of sending/receiving relationships with the respective school districts.[3][4]

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

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2013-14 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7]

Preschool
  • Venice Park School[8] (84 students in PreK)
Elementary schools
  • Brighton Avenue School[9] (349 students in grades K-5)
  • Chelsea Heights School[10] (296; K-8)
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex[11] (701; PreK-8)
  • New York Avenue School[12] (711; PreK-8)
  • Pennsylvania Avenue School[13] (668; PreK-8) opened for the 2012-13 school year, with most students shifting from New Jersey Avenue School[14]
  • Richmond Avenue School[15] (596; K-8)
  • Sovereign Avenue School[16] (723; PreK-8)
  • Texas Avenue School[17] (568; K-8)
  • Uptown School Complex[18] (610; K-8)
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[20][21]

  • Donna Haye - Superintendent
  • Enrico Siano - Interim Business Administrator

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Atlantic City School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 19, 2016.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Atlantic City Public School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 19, 2016. "Our Pre-K through 8th grade schools serve Atlantic City, while our high school serves the students of Atlantic City, Ventnor, Brigantine, Margate and Longport."
  4. ^ Regular Meeting Agena Augst 22, 2016, Atlantic City Board of Education. Accessed November 19, 2016.
  5. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 9, 2014.
  6. ^ School Data for the Atlantic City School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 19, 2016.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Atlantic City Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  8. ^ Venice Park School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  9. ^ Brighton Avenue School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  10. ^ Chelsea Heights School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  11. ^ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Complex, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  12. ^ New York Avenue School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  13. ^ Pennsylvania Avenue School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  14. ^ Raheem, Turiya S. A. "Community Updates: Pennsylvania Avenue School and More" Archived August 8, 2014, at the Wayback Machine., Atlantic City Weekly, October 8, 2012. Accessed August 5, 2014. "The new Pennsylvania Avenue School (PAS) is a long-awaited addition to the Atlantic City School System.... Most students attending PAS have come from New Jersey Avenue School, one of the oldest in the city, which needed far too many repairs and had become a dark and dismal place for children and teachers alike."
  15. ^ Richmond Avenue School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  16. ^ Sovereign Avenue School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  17. ^ Texas Avenue School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  18. ^ Uptown School Complex, Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  19. ^ Atlantic City High School, Atlantic City School District. Accessed November 19, 2016.
  20. ^ Administration Archived April 24, 2013, at the Wayback Machine., Atlantic City School District. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  21. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Atlantic County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 5, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°21′45″N 74°25′37″W / 39.362558°N 74.426895°W / 39.362558; -74.426895