Commercial Township School District

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Commercial Township School District
1308 North Avenue
Port Norris, NJ 08349
District information
Grades K-8
Superintendent Shelly Schneider
Business administrator Pam Zook
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment 633 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 52.2 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.13:1
Other information
District Factor Group A
Website http://www.commercial.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
%± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,559 34 $18,891 -1.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,805 8 14,159 -16.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,660 10 8,659 -11.5%
6 Support Services 1,396 5 2,167 -35.6%
8 Administrative Cost 1,612 27 1,547 4.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,076 7 1,612 -33.3%
13 Extracurricular Activities 40 8 104 -61.5%
16 Median Teacher Salary 59,530 32 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with 401-750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=64

The Commercial Township School District is a community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Commercial Township, in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 633 students and 52.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.13:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "A", the 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 in ninth through twelfth grades for public school attend high school in Millville together with students from Lawrence Township and Maurice River Township, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Millville Public Schools under which students attend Memorial High School for ninth grade and half of the tenth grade and Millville Senior High School for half of the tenth grade through the twelfth grade.[4][5]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7]

Elementary school
  • Haleyville-Mauricetown Elementary School[8] (grades PreK-5; 449 students)
    • Jean Smith, Principal
Middle school
  • Port Norris Middle School[9] (6-8; 184)
    • Robert Domico, Principal

Administration[edit]

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

  • Shelly Schneider, Superintendent
  • Pam Zook, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Commercial Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 22, 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 8, 2014.
  4. ^ Sending District Students Archived 2014-12-08 at the Wayback Machine., Millville Public Schools. Accessed December 8, 2014. "9TH – 12th grade students who attend Memorial and MSHS from Woodbine, Commercial Township, Lawrence Township, and Maurice River Township will need to establish their proof of residency with their district."
  5. ^ Jones, Jean. "Maurice River enlists state help in fighting Millville HS tuition increase", South Jersey Times, January 16, 2008. Accessed December 8, 2014. "He said Millville is unwilling to pass on its need for more funding to its own taxpayers so it is passing the increase on to the sending districts -- Commercial, Maurice River and Lawrence townships and Woodbine."
  6. ^ School Data for the Commercial Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Commercial Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  8. ^ Haleyville-Mauricetown Elementary School, Commercial Township School District. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  9. ^ Port Norris Middle School, Commercial Township School District. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  10. ^ Contact Us, Commercial Township School District. Accessed December 22, 2014.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Cumberland County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°16′56″N 75°01′27″W / 39.282118°N 75.024196°W / 39.282118; -75.024196