Gloucester Township Public Schools

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Gloucester Township Public Schools
17 Erial Road
Blackwood, NJ 08012
District information
Grades K-8
Superintendent John D. Bilodeau
Business administrator Kathleen Forsythe
Schools 11
Students and staff
Enrollment 9,925 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 514.6 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 19.3:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group DE
Website http://www.gloucestertownshipschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $15,649 16 $18,891 -17.2%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,851 12 14,159 -16.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,816 23 8,659 -9.7%
6 Support Services 1,494 8 2,167 -31.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,143 3 1,547 -26.1%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,244 16 1,612 -22.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 119 64 104 14.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 64,155 62 61,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with more than 750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=84

The Gloucester Township Public Schools is a community public school district serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Gloucester Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. The district operates eight K-5 elementary schools and three grade 6-8 middle schools, including the new Ann A. Mullen Middle School, dedicated in September 1996.[3]

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its 11 schools had an enrollment of 9,925 students and 514.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 19.3:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "DE", the fifth-highest 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.[4]

Students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend one of the three high schools that are part of the Black Horse Pike Regional School District. The schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]) are Highland Regional High School[6] (1,236 students; located in Blackwood), Timber Creek Regional High School[7] (1,320; Erial) or Triton Regional High School[8] (1,230; Runnemede). Students from Gloucester Township attend one of the three schools based on their residence address; students from Bellmawr and Runnemede, the other two communities in the district, all attend Triton High School.[9][10][11]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[12]) are:[13]

Elementary schools
  • Blackwood Elementary School[14] (593 students; in grades K-5)
  • Chews Elementary School[15] (698; K-5)
  • Erial Elementary School[16] (635; K-5)
  • Glendora Elementary School[17] (285; K-5)
  • Gloucester Township Elementary School[18] (251; K-5)
  • James W. Lilley Jr. Elementary School[19] (452; K-5)
  • Loring-Flemming Elementary School[20] (698; K-5)
  • Union Valley Elementary School[21] (508; K-5)
Middle schools
  • Glen Landing Middle School[22] (799; 6-8)
  • Charles W. Lewis Middle School[23] (681; 6-8)
  • Ann A. Mullen Middle School[24] (888; 6-8)

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[25]

  • John D. Bilodeau, Superintendent[26]
  • Kathleen Forsythe, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Gloucester 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. ^ History, Ann A. Mullen Middle School. Accessed September 4, 2014. "This special relationship between a mayor and her constituency's children was formally recognized at the dedication of the Ann A. Mullen Middle School, which took place on September 29, 1996."
  4. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 4, 2014.
  5. ^ School Data for the Black Horse Pike Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  6. ^ Highland Regional High School, Black Horse Pike Regional School District. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  7. ^ Timber Creek Regional High School, Black Horse Pike Regional School District. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  8. ^ Triton Regional High School, Black Horse Pike Regional School District. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  9. ^ Triton Regional High School 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 3, 2016. "Triton Regional is a community based high school and we value the support of our parents, community members and local businesses. Our students and staff are ambassadors of Runnemede, Bellmawr, and Gloucester Township and carry that honor with Mustang pride."
  10. ^ District Home: Registration Info tab, Black Horse Pike Regional School District. Accessed January 13, 2017. "What school will you be attending? All Bellmawr and Runnemede residents attend Triton Regional High School. Gloucester Township residents Click Here to view the District Map."
  11. ^ Gloucester Township High School Attendance Areas, Black Horse Pike Regional School District. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  12. ^ School Data for the Gloucester Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  13. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Gloucester Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  14. ^ Blackwood Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  15. ^ Chews Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  16. ^ Erial Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  17. ^ Glendora Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  18. ^ Gloucester Township Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  19. ^ James W. Lilley Jr. Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  20. ^ Loring-Flemming Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  21. ^ Union Valley Elementary School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  22. ^ Glen Landing Middle School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  23. ^ Charles W. Lewis Middle School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  24. ^ Ann A. Mullen Middle School, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  25. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Camden County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  26. ^ A Message from Your Superintendent, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.
  27. ^ Business Office, Gloucester Township Public Schools. Accessed January 13, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°48′36″N 75°03′57″W / 39.809931°N 75.065921°W / 39.809931; -75.065921