Eagleswood Township School District

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Eagleswood Township School District
Address
511 Route 9
West Creek, NJ 08092
United States
CoordinatesCoordinates: 39°41′14″N 74°15′57″W / 39.687135°N 74.265964°W / 39.687135; -74.265964
District information
GradesPre-K to 6
SuperintendentDeborah Snyder
Business administratorTyler Verga
Schools1
Students and staff
Enrollment134 (as of 2018–19)[1]
Faculty16.6 FTEs[1]
Student–teacher ratio8.1:1[1]
Other information
District Factor GroupB
Websitewww.eagleswood.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-6
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$19,54946$18,8913.5%
1Budgetary Cost16,2334413,64918.9%
2Classroom Instruction10,321478,36623.4%
6Support Services2,507372,16116.0%
8Administrative Cost1,845471,46725.8%
10Operations & Maintenance1,465231,552−5.6%
16Median Teacher Salary50,898757,437
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-6 districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=59

The Eagleswood Township School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through sixth grade from Eagleswood Township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2018–19 school year, the district, comprising one school, had an enrollment of 134 students and 16.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 8.1:1.[1] In the 2016–17 school year, Eagleswood had the 20th smallest enrollment of any school district in the state, with 141 students.[3]

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 highest socioeconomic status to lowest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J.[4]

Public school students in seventh through twelfth grades attend the schools of the Pinelands Regional School District, which also serves students from Bass River Township, Little Egg Harbor Township and Tuckerton Borough.[5][6][7][8] Schools in the district (with 2018–19 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[9]) are Pinelands Regional Junior High School[10] with 811 students in grades 7-9 and Pinelands Regional High School[11] with 744 students in grades 10-12.[12][13][14] The district's board of education includes nine members directly elected by the residents of the constituent municipalities to three-year terms on a staggered basis, with three seats up for election each year.[15] Eagleswood Township is allocated one of the nine seats.[16]

School[edit]

The Eagleswood Township Elementary School had an enrollment of 128 students in grades PreK-6 in the 2018–19 school year.[17]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[18][19]

  • Deborah Snyder, Superintendent / Principal
  • Tyler Verga, Business Administrator

Board of education[edit]

The district's board of education, with five members, sets policy and oversees the fiscal and educational operation of the district through its administration. As a Type II school district, the board's trustees are elected directly by voters to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats up for election each year held (since 2012) as part of the November general election. The board appoints a superintendent to oversee the day-to-day operation of the district.[20][21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Eagleswood Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed April 1, 2020.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Guion, Payton. "These 43 N.J. school districts have fewer than 200 students", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, September 2017. Accessed January 30, 2020. "Based on data from the state Department of Education from the last school year and the Census Bureau, NJ Advance Media made a list of the smallest of the small school districts in the state, excluding charter schools and specialty institutions.... 20. Eagleswood Township; Enrollment: 141; Grades: Pre-K-6; County: Ocean; Town population: 1,603"
  4. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 7, 2014.
  5. ^ Pinelands Regional School District 2016 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed January 22, 2020. "The Pinelands Regional School District is a regional school district located in southern Ocean County. The District consists of a Junior High School for grades 7-9 and a High School for grades 10-12. The communities of Bass River, Eagleswood, Little Egg Harbor, and Tuckerton are served by the District with approximately 1,700 students in grades 7-12."
  6. ^ School Choice Pinelands Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2020. "Pinelands Regional School District is comprised of a Junior High School and a High School. The District serves students in grades 7 through 12 living in the communities of: Bass River Township (Burlington County), Eagleswood Township, Little Egg Harbor Township, Tuckerton Borough"
  7. ^ Staff. "Regional School Districts", Burlington County Times, April 26, 2015. Accessed June 1, 2016. "Pinelands Regional - Serves: Bass River in Burlington County; Eagleswood, Little Egg Harbor and Tuckerton in Ocean County"
  8. ^ Greenfield, Dr. Bruce. "Ocean County Report On Consolidation and Regionalization", Report of the Executive County Superintendent, March 15, 2010. Accessed April 21, 2011. "Pinelands Regional - Eagleswood, Tuckerton, Bass River, Little Egg Harbor"
  9. ^ School Data for the Pinelands Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 22, 2020.
  10. ^ Junior High School, Pinelands Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2020.
  11. ^ Senior High School, Pinelands Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2020.
  12. ^ Contact Us, Pinelands Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2020.
  13. ^ Living & Learning in Ocean County - Public Schools Directory 2018-2019, Ocean County, New Jersey. Accessed January 22, 2020.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Pinelands Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  15. ^ Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the Pinelands Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education, for year ending June 30, 2013. Accessed January 22, 2020. "The Pinelands Regional School District is a Type II district located in the County of Ocean, State of New Jersey. As a Type II district, the School District functions independently through a Board of Education. The Board is comprised of 9 members elected to three-year terms. These terms are staggered so that three members' terms expire each year."
  16. ^ Board of Education: About Us, Pinelands Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2020. "The Board of Education is composed of nine citizens elected to serve terms of three years each. Representatives are elected on the basis of constituent population - one from Bass River Township, one from Eagleswood Township, six from Little Egg Harbor Township, and one from the Borough of Tuckerton."
  17. ^ School Data for the Eagleswood Township Elementary School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed April 1, 2020.
  18. ^ Contact Us, Eagleswood Township School District. Accessed June 22, 2020.
  19. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  20. ^ New Jersey Boards of Education by District Election Types - 2018 School Election, New Jersey Department of Education, updated February 16, 2018. Accessed January 26, 2020.
  21. ^ Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Eagleswood Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education, for year ending June 30, 2019. Accessed June 22, 2020. "The School District is a Type II district located in the County of Ocean, State of New Jersey. As a Type II district, the School District functions independently through a Board of Education. The Board is comprised of five members appointed to three-year terms. These terms are staggered so that two members’ terms expire in a given year and on term expires in the third year. The District provides a full range of educational services appropriate to grades levels kindergarten through sixth grade."
  22. ^ Board of Education, Eagleswood Township School District. Accessed June 23, 2020.

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