Califon School District

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Califon School District
Type and location
Grades pre-K to 8
Address 6 School Street
Califon, NJ 07830
District information
Superintendent Dr. James Gamble (interim)
Business administrator Thomas Johnston
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 139 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 15.9 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 8.74:1
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website www.califonschool.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $18,297 37 $18,891 -3.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 17,095 51 14,159 20.7%
2 Classroom Instruction 10,512 55 8,659 21.4%
6 Support Services 3,282 52 2,167 51.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,485 20 1,547 -4.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,546 23 1,612 -4.1%
13 Extracurricular Activities 207 47 104 99.0%
16 Median Teacher Salary 47,460 5 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with up to 400 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=71

The Califon School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade from Califon, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's one school had an enrollment of 139 students and 15.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 8.74:1.[1]

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

Students in ninth through twelfth grades for public school attend Voorhees High School, which also serves the communities of Glen Gardner (the home of the school), Hampton, High Bridge, Lebanon Township and Tewksbury Township.[4][5][6][7] The school is part of the North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District, which also serves students from Bethlehem Township, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Lebanon Borough and Union Township at North Hunterdon High School in Clinton Township.[5]

School[edit]

The Califon Public School had an enrollment of 139 students for the 2011-12 school year.[8]

  • Daniel Patton, Principal[9]

Administration[edit]

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

  • Dr. James Gamble, Interim Superintendent
  • Thomas Johnston, Business Administrator

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Califon School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 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 7, 2014.
  4. ^ Voorhees High School 2013 Report Card Narratives, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 18, 2015. "Voorhees High School has consistently ranked among the top high schools in New Jersey. With an enrollment of 1,097 students in grades 9-12, the school serves the communities of Califon, Glen Gardner, Hampton, High Bridge, Lebanon Township, and Tewksbury Township."
  5. ^ a b About the District, North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District. Accessed December 7, 2014. "Our district consists of 12 municipalities: North Hunterdon High School educates students from: Bethlehem Township, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Lebanon Borough, Union Township; Voorhees High School educates students from: Califon, Glen Gardner, Hampton, High Bridge, Lebanon Township, Tewksbury Township"
  6. ^ The Borough of Lebanon, Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Accessed December 7, 2014.
  7. ^ Public School Directory 2014-2015, p. 55. Hunterdon County Department of Education. Accessed December 7, 2014.
  8. ^ School Data for the Califon School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2014.
  9. ^ Contact, Claifon School District. Accessed December 7, 2014.
  10. ^ Board of Education, Claifon School District. Accessed December 7, 2014.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Hunterdon County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 7, 2014.

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Coordinates: 40°43′30″N 74°50′23″W / 40.72496°N 74.839716°W / 40.72496; -74.839716