Bergenfield Public Schools

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Bergenfield Public Schools
100 South Prospect Avenue
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Christopher Tully (interim)
Business administrator Dr. Mark Hayes (interim)
Schools 7
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,371 in K-8 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 269.6 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio NA
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $17,937 43 $18,891 -5.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,264 64 14,783 3.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,215 73 8,763 5.2%
6 Support Services 2,052 37 2,392 -14.2%
8 Administrative Cost 1,762 93 1,485 18.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,871 73 1,783 4.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 261 58 268 -2.6%
16 Median Teacher Salary 65,110 52 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

The Bergenfield Public Schools is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Bergenfield in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 1,371 students (in K-8, data for middle and high schools wasn't available) and 269.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis).[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.[3]

Schools[edit]

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

Elementary schools (K-5)
  • Franklin Elementary School[6] with 336 students
  • Hoover Elementary School[7] with 182 students
  • Jefferson Elementary School[8] with 234 students
  • Lincoln Elementary School[9] with 350 students
  • Washington Elementary School[10] with 269 students
Middle school

Roy W. Brown Middle School[11] for grades 6 - 8 (NA)

High school

Administration[edit]

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

  • Christopher Tully, Interim Superintendent of Schools
  • Dr. Mark Hayes, Interim Business Administrator / Board Secretary

Board of Education[edit]

The Bergenfield Board of Education consists of an elected five-member board, at large. Each term is three years. Members of the board are:[15]

  • Dr. Joseph Amara, President
  • Eileen Ryder, Vice President
  • Mark D'Esposito, Trustee
  • Charles Ferrer, Trustee
  • Ralph Messina, Trustee

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Bergenfield School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 5, 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 5, 2014.
  4. ^ School Data for the Bergenfield Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Bergenfield Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  6. ^ Franklin Elementary School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  7. ^ Hoover Elementary School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  8. ^ Jefferson Elementary School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  9. ^ Lincoln Elementary School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  10. ^ Washington Elementary School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  11. ^ Roy W. Brown Middle School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  12. ^ Bergenfield High School, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  13. ^ District Administration, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed SJuly 15, 2016.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  15. ^ Board of Education Members, Bergenfield Public Schools. Accessed September 5, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°55′29″N 74°00′22″W / 40.92469°N 74.006235°W / 40.92469; -74.006235