Hackettstown School District

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Hackettstown School District
315 Washington Avenue
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent David C. Mango
Business administrator Gail M. Woicekowski
Schools 4
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,842 (as of 2012-13)[1]
Faculty 141.9 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.98:1
Other information
District Factor Group DE
Website http://www.hackettstown.org/
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $17,551 28 $18,891 -7.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,466 46 14,783 -2.1%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,258 38 8,763 -5.8%
6 Support Services 2,414 53 2,392 0.9%
8 Administrative Cost 1,575 43 1,485 6.1%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,600 34 1,783 -10.3%
13 Extracurricular Activities 620 65 268 131.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 68,175 51 64,043
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

The Hackettstown School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Hackettstown, in Warren County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves students in four schools: two elementary schools (K-4), a middle school (5-8), and a four-year high school (9-12).

As of the 2012-13 school year, the district's four schools had an enrollment of 1,842 students and 141.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.98:1.[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.[3]

The high school serves students Hackettstown, as well as those from the townships of Allamuchy, Independence, and Liberty, as part of sending/receiving relationships.[4][5]

Awards and recognition[edit]

For the 2001-02 school year, Hackettstown Middle School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[6]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2012-13 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[5][8][9]

Elementary schools
  • Hatchery Hill School[10] (K-4; 230 students)
    • Marie Griffin, Principal
  • Willow Grove School[11] (K-4; 298)
    • Patrick McQueeney, Principal
Middle school
  • Hackettstown Middle School[12] (5-8; 358)
    • William Thompson, Principal
    • Jonathan Beyer, Assistant Principal
High school

Administration[edit]

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

  • David C. Mango, Superintendent of Schools
  • Gail M. Woicekowski, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Hackettstown School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  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 February 16, 2015.
  4. ^ Hackettstown High School 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 19, 2015. "Hackettstown High School serves the communities of Hackettstown, Allamuchy, Independence, and Liberty."
  5. ^ a b Warren County 2014 Official Directory, Warren County, New Jersey. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  6. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed June 5, 2013.
  7. ^ School Data for the Hackettstown School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  8. ^ Building Administration, Hackettstown School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Hackettstown School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  10. ^ Hatchery Hill School, Hackettstown School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  11. ^ Willow Grove School, Hackettstown School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  12. ^ Hackettstown Middle School, Hackettstown School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  13. ^ Hackettstown High School, Hackettstown School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  14. ^ District Administration, Hackettstown Public School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  15. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Warren County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 2, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°51′08″N 74°49′46″W / 40.85218°N 74.829343°W / 40.85218; -74.829343