Berlin Borough School District

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Berlin Borough School District
215 South Franklin Avenue
Berlin, NJ 08009
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent Kristen Martello
Business administrator Cande Kristoff
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,250 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 70.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 17.8:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group DE
Website http://bcsberlin.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$13,6823$18,891-27.6%
1Budgetary Cost10,400314,159-26.5%
2Classroom Instruction6,96158,659-19.6%
6Support Services1,26322,167-41.7%
8Administrative Cost1,255131,547-18.9%
10Operations & Maintenance81511,612-49.4%
13Extracurricular Activities105521041.0%
16Median Teacher Salary57,4151961,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with more than 750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=84

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

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its one school had an enrollment of 1,250 students and 70.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 17.8:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "DE", the fifth-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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend the Eastern Camden County Regional High School District, a limited-purpose, public regional school district that serves students at Eastern Regional High School from the constituent communities of Berlin Borough, Gibbsboro and Voorhees Township.[4] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 2,014 students and 144.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.0:1.[5]

Awards and recognition[edit]

The New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional and Character Development (NJASECD) recognized Berlin Community School as 2012 New Jersey School of Character (NJSOC) - honorable mention.[6]

The district was selected as one of the top "100 Best Communities for Music Education in America 2005" by the American Music Conference.[7]

Schools[edit]

Berlin Community School serves grades PreK-8.[8] The school served a total of 847 students as of the 2014-15 school year.[9]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[10][11]

  • Kristen Martello, Superintendent[12]
  • Cande Kristoff, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Berlin 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 November 6, 2014.
  4. ^ Eastern Regional High School 2016 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed July 18, 2017. "Our district is a limited purpose public regional high school serving students in grades 9 through 12. The student population is multicultural and reflects the diversity of the three communities it serves: Berlin Borough, Gibbsboro and Voorhees Township."
  5. ^ School data for Eastern Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  6. ^ Berlin Community School, Character Education Partnership. Accessed November 6, 2014.
  7. ^ Best 100 (101!) Communities for Music Education in America, 2005[permanent dead link], American Music Conference. Accessed December 12, 2006.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Berlin Borough School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  9. ^ School Data for the Berlin Borough School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  10. ^ District Administration, Berlin Borough School District, Accessed July 18, 2017.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Camden County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  12. ^ Office of the Superintendent, Berlin Borough School District. Accessed July 18, 2017.
  13. ^ Business Office, Berlin Borough School District. Accessed July 18, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°47′49″N 74°56′57″W / 39.797062°N 74.949046°W / 39.797062; -74.949046