Charter-Tech High School for the Performing Arts

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Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
413 New Road
Somers Point, NJ 08205
District information
Grades Charter
Superintendent Dr. Brian McGuire, School Lead
Business administrator Jill Carson
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 338 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 35.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 9.6:1[1]
Other information
Website http://www.chartertech.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
Charter
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $16,223 39 $18,047 -10.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,265 66 13,238 15.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,036 39 7,328 -4.0%
6 Support Services 1,950 56 1,661 17.4%
8 Administrative Cost 2,512 47 2,563 -2.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 3,767 76 1,661 126.8%
16 Median Teacher Salary 49,861 35 50,669
Data from NJDoE 2013 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of Charter districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=77
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts is located in Atlantic County, New Jersey
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts is located in New Jersey
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts is located in the US
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts
Information
Type Charter public high school
Principal Dr. Brian McGuire
Vice principal Brian McGuire
Grades 9–12
Color(s)      Blue
     White and
     Gold
Website

Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts is a public charter high school for students in ninth through twelfth grades in Somers Point, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, that focuses on education in the performing arts. The school operates independently of the local school district under a charter granted by the New Jersey Department of Education.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 338 students and 35.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.6:1. There were 181 students (53.6% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 22 (6.5% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.[1]

The Somers Point Planning Board approved a proposal in April 2010 that had been submitted by the school under which it would spend $4 million to construct additional classrooms and a gymnasium to be completed before the conclusion of the 2011-12 school year that would allow Chartertech to accommodate as many as 400 students.[3]

Awards, recognition and rankings[edit]

The school was the 179th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools".[4]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the school's administration are:[5][6]

  • Dr. Brian McGuire, Lead Person/Principal, Dean of Students, Director of Special Education
  • Jill Carson, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d School data for Charter~Tech High School For The Performing Arts, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Harper, Derek. "Charter Tech High School expansion gets Somers Point Zoning Board approval", The Press of Atlantic City, April 21, 2010. Accessed January 31, 2011.
  4. ^ Staff. "Top Schools Alphabetical List 2014", New Jersey Monthly, September 2, 2014. Accessed September 5, 2014.
  5. ^ Administration, Chartertech High School for the Performing Arts. Accessed November 20, 2016.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Atlantic County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 13, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°19′38″N 74°35′53″W / 39.327295°N 74.59792°W / 39.327295; -74.59792