Hamilton Township Schools

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Hamilton Township Schools
1876 Dr. Dennis Foreman Drive
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent Frank Vogel
Business administrator Anne-Marie Fala
Schools 3
Students and staff
Enrollment 4,370 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 256.6 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 17.0:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group CD
Website http://www.hamiltonschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $16,257 23 $18,891 -13.9%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,893 13 14,159 -16.0%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,146 8 8,659 -17.5%
6 Support Services 1,882 25 2,167 -13.2%
8 Administrative Cost 1,288 14 1,547 -16.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,485 40 1,612 -7.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 83 35 104 -20.2%
16 Median Teacher Salary 48,780 2 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 Hamilton Township Schools are a comprehensive community public school district, serving students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Hamilton Township, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its three schools had an enrollment of 4,370 students and 256.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 17.0:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "CD", the sixth-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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Oakcrest High School, located in Hamilton Township, which serves students from Hamilton Township.[4] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 992 students and 93.2 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.6:1.[5] The high school is part of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District, a regional high school district serving students at the district's two other schools, Absegami High School and Cedar Creek High School, from the other constituent districts of Egg Harbor City, Galloway Township and Mullica Township, together with students from the City of Port Republic and Washington Township (in Burlington County), who attend as part of sending/receiving relationships with their respective school districts.[6]

Awards, recognition and rankings[edit]

For the 1998-99 school year, the George L. Hess Educational Complex was recognized with the National Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[7]

George L. Hess Education Complex was named as a "Star School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, the highest honor that a New Jersey school can achieve, in the 1994-95 school year[8]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[9]) are:[10]

Elementary schools
  • Joseph C. Shaner Memorial School[11] with 621 students in grades K - 1
    • Daniel M. Cartwright, Principal
  • George Hess Educational Complex[12] with 1,490 in pre-kindergarten and grades 2 - 5
    • Melanie Lamanteer, Principal[13]
    • Christine LoPresto, Vice Principal for preschool and Grade 2-5[13]
    • David Neff, Vice Principal for Grade 2-5[13]
Middle school
  • William Davies Middle School[14] with 991 students in grades 6 - 8
    • Stephen P. Santilli, Principal[15]
    • Russell Clark, Vice Principal[15]
    • Kevin Morrison, Vice Principal[15]
    • Stephanie Wroniuk, Vice Principal[15]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[16][17]

  • Frank Vogel, Superintendent
  • Anne-Marie Fala, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Hamilton 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 November 28, 2014.
  4. ^ Oakcrest High School 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 19, 2015. "Oakcrest High School is entering its 53rd school year of academic excellence. Oakcrest is a comprehensive high school located in Mays Landing that provides a secondary school education to Hamilton Township."
  5. ^ School data for Oakcrest High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  6. ^ Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 5, 2016. "The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District serves the communities of Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, Egg Harbor City, Mullica Township and participates in receiving relationships with Port Republic and Washington Township. The geographic area of the district is the largest in the state, covering 324 square miles. The student body of each of the district's three comprehensive high schools, Absegami High School, Cedar Creek High School, and Oakcrest High School, reflects the socioeconomic and ethnic diversity of this geographic area."
  7. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed May 11, 2006.
  8. ^ Star School Award recipient detail, New Jersey Department of Education, Archived December 18, 2006. Accessed November 25, 2009.
  9. ^ School Data for the Hamilton Township Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Hamilton Township Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  11. ^ Joseph C. Shaner Memorial School, Hamilton Township Schools. Accessed January 10, 2017.
  12. ^ George Hess Educational Complex, Hamilton Township Schools. Accessed January 10, 2017.
  13. ^ a b c Hess School Administration, George L. Hess Educational Complex. Accessed January 10, 2017.
  14. ^ William Davies Middle School, Hamilton Township Schools. Accessed January 10, 2017.
  15. ^ a b c d Davies Administrators, William Davies Middle School. Accessed January 10, 2017.
  16. ^ Central Office Staff, Hamilton Township Schools. Accessed January 10, 2017.
  17. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Atlantic County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°27′20″N 74°40′44″W / 39.455686°N 74.678881°W / 39.455686; -74.678881