Brick Public Schools

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Brick Public Schools
101 Hendrickson Avenue
Brick, NJ 08724
District information
Grades pre-K to 12
Superintendent Richard Caldes
Business administrator James Edwards
Schools 12
Students and staff
Enrollment 9,893 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 729.1 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 13.57:1
Other information
District Factor Group DE
Website www.brickschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $16,516 24 $18,891 -12.6%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,685 17 14,783 -14.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,935 19 8,763 -9.4%
6 Support Services 2,096 41 2,392 -12.4%
8 Administrative Cost 1,125 8 1,485 -24.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,031 3 1,783 -42.2%
13 Extracurricular Activities 282 65 268 5.2%
16 Median Teacher Salary 63,384 41 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 Brick Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre_Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Brick Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's 12 schools had an enrollment of 9,893 students and 729.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.57:1.[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]

Schools[edit]

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

Preschool
  • Primary Learning Center for pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten (672 students)
Elementary schools (Grades K - 5)
  • Drum Point Elementary School[6] (458)
  • Herbertsville Elementary School[7] (249)
  • Lanes Mill Elementary School[8] (505)
  • Midstreams Elementary School[9] (513)
  • Osborneville Elementary School[10] (299)
  • Veterans Memorial Elementary School[11] (619)
  • Warren H. Wolf Elementary School[12] (NA, created for 2014-15 school year from Primary Learning Center[13])
  • Emma Havens Young Elementary School[14] (865)
Middle schools (Grades 6-8)
  • Lake Riviera Middle School[15] (1,063)
  • Veterans Memorial Middle School[16] (1,243)
High schools (Grades 9-12)

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[19][20]

  • Walter Uszenski — Superintendent
  • James Edwards - Business Administrator

Board of Education[21]

  • President - Sharon Kight
  • Vice President - John Talty
  • Member - Walter Campbell
  • Member - Len Cuppari
  • Member - Lawrence Reid
  • Member - Kim Terebush

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Brick Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 14, 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 December 9, 2014.
  4. ^ School Data for the Brick Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Brick Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  6. ^ Drum Point Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  7. ^ Herbertsville Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  8. ^ Lanes Mill Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  9. ^ Midstreams Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  10. ^ Osborneville Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  11. ^ Veterans Memorial Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  12. ^ Warren H. Wolf Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  13. ^ Huba, Nicholas. "Is there a new school planned for Brick?", Asbury Park Press, June 21, 2014. Accessed August 14, 2014. "In response, school district officials are transforming the Primary Learning Center from a prekindergarten-kindergarten facility into a kindergarten through fifth-grade elementary school, Superintendent Walter Uszenski said.The new school will be renamed Warren H. Wolf Elementary School in honor the former Brick Township High School football coach."
  14. ^ Emma Havens Young Elementary School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  15. ^ Lake Riviera Middle School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  16. ^ Veterans Memorial Middle School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  17. ^ Brick Memorial High School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  18. ^ Brick Township High School, Brick Township Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  19. ^ Administration, Brick Township Public Schools. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  20. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  21. ^ Board of Education, Brick Township Public Schools. Accessed July 12, 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°04′53″N 74°07′01″W / 40.081454°N 74.117006°W / 40.081454; -74.117006