Fairfield Township School District

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Fairfield Township School District
375 Gouldtown-Woodruff Road
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent Dr. James Ruffin
Business administrator Janecia Smith
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 909 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 53.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 17.2:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group A
Website http://fairfield.k12.nj.us/
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $21,789 55 $18,891 15.3%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,810 9 14,159 -16.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,831 18 8,659 -9.6%
6 Support Services 1,522 10 2,167 -29.8%
8 Administrative Cost 1,392 10 1,547 -10.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 989 5 1,612 -38.6%
13 Extracurricular Activities 72 17 104 -30.8%
16 Median Teacher Salary 52,359 6 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 Fairfield Township School District serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Fairfield Township, in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its one school had an enrollment of 909 students and 53.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 17.2:1.[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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Cumberland Regional High School, which also serves students from Deerfield Township, Greenwich Township, Hopewell Township, Shiloh Borough, Stow Creek Township and Upper Deerfield Township.[4][5][6] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,354 students and 87.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 15.4:1.[7]

Schools[edit]

  • Fairfield Township School opened on September 7, 2006, and serves students in Pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. The new school replaced two antiquated facilities and consolidates all grades into one building located at 375 Gouldtown-Woodruff Road in the Gouldtown section of the township.[8] The school had an enrollment of 628 students as of the 2014-15 school year.[9]
    • Dr. James Ruffin, Interim Principal
    • Dr Ja'Shanna Jones, Vice Principal

Administration[edit]

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

  • Dr. James Ruffin, Interim Superintendent
  • Janecia Smith, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Fairfield Township 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 10, 2014.
  4. ^ Cumberland Regional School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 5, 2016. "The Cumberland Regional School District, located in Western Cumberland County, provides students with a comprehensive learning environment in a nurturing and personalized setting. The district serves students in grades 9-12 who reside in the municipalities of Deerfield, Fairfield, Greenwich & Stow Creek, Hopewell & Shiloh, and Upper Deerfield."
  5. ^ Shott, Meghan. "Cumberland Regional High School", South Jersey magazine. Accessed June 5, 2016. "Cumberland Regional High School, located in the northwest part of Cumberland County, serves students from Deerfield Township, Fairfield Township, Greenwich Township, Hopewell Township, Shiloh Borough, Stow Creek Township and Upper Deerfield Township."
  6. ^ Constituent Districts, Cumberland Regional High School. Accessed June 5, 2016.
  7. ^ School data for Cumberland Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  8. ^ "SCC, Fairfield Educators Open New Elementary School", New Jersey Schools Development Authority, December 16, 2006. Accessed September 10, 2014. "Students, teachers and parents in this rural Cumberland County community turned out today for a ribbon-cutting for the new Fairfield Elementary School. The school, which replaces two overcrowded facilities, will enhance academic achievement and provide much-needed early childhood education programs for 600 students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade."
  9. ^ School Data for the Fairfield Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  10. ^ Administration, Fairfield Township School District. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Cumberland County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°25′24″N 75°11′00″W / 39.423463°N 75.183272°W / 39.423463; -75.183272