Cliffside Park School District

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Cliffside Park School District
525 Palisade Avenue
Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
District information
GradesK-12
SuperintendentMichael J. Romagnino
Business administratorLouis Alfano
Schools5
Students and staff
Enrollment2,615 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty219.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio11.9:1[1]
Other information
District Factor GroupB
Websitehttp://www.cliffsidepark.edu
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$15,3286$18,891-18.9%
1Budgetary Cost12,5671514,783-15.0%
2Classroom Instruction8,162358,763-6.9%
6Support Services1,69192,392-29.3%
8Administrative Cost1,400201,485-5.7%
10Operations & Maintenance95211,783-46.6%
13Extracurricular Activities290102688.2%
16Median Teacher Salary69,0005664,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with 1,800-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=68
Early Learning Center
School #3 cupola

The Cliffside Park School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Cliffside Park, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its five schools had an enrollment of 2,615 students and 219.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.9:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "B", the second lowest 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 from Fairview attend the district's high school as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Fairview Public Schools.[4][5]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7]

Elementary schools
  • Number 3 School[8] with 347 students in grades K-6
    • Donna Calabrese, Principal
  • Number 4 School[9] with 504 students in grades PreK-6
    • Jaclyn Roussos, Principal
  • Number 5 School[10] with 246 students in grades K-6
    • Dana Martinotti, Principal
  • Number 6 School[11] with 756 students in grades K-8
    • Michael Bucco, Principal
Middle school
  • Cliffside Park Middle School[12] grades 7 and 8 (enrollment not listed)
    • Michael Bucco, Principal
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[14][15]

  • Michael Romagnino, Superintendent of Schools
  • Louis Alfano, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Cliffside Park 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 September 6, 2014.
  4. ^ Cliffside Park High School 2016 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 29, 2017. "Cliffside Park High School services the students of Cliffside Park and the neighboring community of Fairview."
  5. ^ Profile 2013 – 2014, Cliffside Park High School. Accessed May 29, 2017. "Cliffside Park is a residential community of approximately 23,600 residents and a geographical size of one square mile. It is a suburb of and less than one mile from New York City. The neighboring town of Fairview is a K – 8 district and Cliffside Park is the receiving district for Fairview's 9 – 12 students. Fairview has a population of approximately 13,600."
  6. ^ School Data for the Cliffside Park School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Cliffside Park School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  8. ^ Number 3 School, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  9. ^ Number 4 School, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  10. ^ Number 5 School, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  11. ^ Number 6 School, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  12. ^ Cliffside Park Middle School, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  13. ^ Cliffside Park High School, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  14. ^ Board of Education Members, Cliffside Park School District. Accessed May 29, 2017.
  15. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°49′17″N 73°59′17″W / 40.821373°N 73.988076°W / 40.821373; -73.988076