Barrington Public Schools

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Barrington Public Schools
311 Reading Avenue
Barrington, NJ 08007
District information
Grades pre-K to 8
Superintendent Anthony Arcodia
Business administrator Samuel L. Dutkin
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment 612 (as of 2011–12)[1]
Faculty 55.8 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 11.0:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website www.barringtonschools.net
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $15,455 5 $18,891 -18.2%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,487 15 14,159 -11.8%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,719 13 8,659 -10.9%
6 Support Services 1,903 19 2,167 -12.2%
8 Administrative Cost 1,364 8 1,547 -11.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,452 22 1,612 -9.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 49 11 104 -52.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 58,246 25 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 Barrington Public Schools are a community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade from Barrington, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.

Enrollment[edit]

As of the 2013–14 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 612 students and 55.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.0:1.[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 the lowest socioeconomic status to the highest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J.[3]

For ninth through twelfth grades, public school students attend Haddon Heights High School, which serves Haddon Heights, and students from Barrington and Lawnside who attend the high school as part of sending/receiving relationships with the Haddon Heights School District.[4][5] The Haddon Heights district approved a contract in September 2013 with the Merchantville School District that would add about 80 students a year from Merchantville to the high school, in addition to the average of more than 260 students from Barrington and 120 from Lawnside that are sent to Haddon Heights each year.[6]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2013–14 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[8]

  • Avon Elementary School[9] served 388 students in grades preK-4
    • Principal – Anthony Arcodia
  • Woodland Middle School[10] served 224 students in grades 5 through 8
    • Principal – David Zucker

Culbertson School, one of Barrington's two earliest school facilities, built in 1917, was closed in 1985.<[11]

Administration[edit]

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

  • Anthony Arcodia – Superintendent[13]
  • Samuel Dutkin – Business Administrator / Board Secretary[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Barrington School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 17, 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 December 11, 2014.
  4. ^ About Our School, Haddon Heights School District. Accessed December 11, 2014. "Haddon Heights High School serves over eight hundred students from three local towns: Haddon Heights, Barrington, and Lawnside."
  5. ^ Haddon Heights School District 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 17, 2016. "Professional development with our two sending districts, Barrington and Lawnside, continues to increase so that our students enter high school with the same educational background."
  6. ^ Correa, Mark. "Haddon Heights board OKs plan to bring Merchantville students to high school", Barrington Bulletin, September 16, 2013. Accessed December 11, 2014. "The Haddon Heights School District Board of Education approved a contract with the Merchantville School District this month that would add Merchantville to Barrington and Lawnside as communities that send students to Haddon Heights High School, the district confirmed.... Barrington is projected in coming years to send about 263 students per year to Haddon Heights High School, the study said."
  7. ^ School Data for the Barrington Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 17, 2016.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Barrington Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 11, 2014.
  9. ^ Avon Elementary School, Barrington School District. Accessed November 17, 2016.
  10. ^ Woodland Middle School, Barrington School District. Accessed November 17, 2016.
  11. ^ History of the Borough, Borough of Barrington. Accessed November 17, 2016. "School No.2, now known as the Culbertson School, was built in 1917. It was a two-story brick structure whose four class rooms served the fifth through eighth grades.... In 1985, the Culbertson School, located at Clements Bridge Road and Gloucester Pike, was closed. This marked the final chapter for the two original schools."
  12. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Camden County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 11, 2014.
  13. ^ Office of the Superintendent, Barrington School District. Accessed November 17, 2016.
  14. ^ Business Office, Barrington School District. Accessed November 17, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°52′19″N 75°03′18″W / 39.871839°N 75.055043°W / 39.871839; -75.055043