Harrington Park School District

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Harrington Park School District
191 Harriot Avenue
Harrington Park, NJ 07640
District information
Grades K-8
Superintendent Dr. Adam Fried
Business administrator Bryan Jursca
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 983 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 54.9 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 17.9:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://www.hpsd.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,481 33 $18,891 -2.2%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,404 42 14,159 8.8%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,833 51 8,659 13.6%
6 Support Services 2,220 32 2,167 2.4%
8 Administrative Cost 1,559 20 1,547 0.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,613 35 1,612 0.1%
13 Extracurricular Activities 180 49 104 73.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 66,229 49 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 Harrington Park School District is a community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Harrington Park, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its one school had an enrollment of 983 students and 54.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 17.9:1.[1]

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

Students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, together with students from Harrington Park, Northvale and Norwood,[4] along with students from Rockleigh who attend the high school as part of a sending/receiving relationship.[5] It is one of the two schools of the Northern Valley Regional High School District, which also serves students from the neighboring communities of Closter, Demarest and Haworth at the Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest.[6][7] During the 1994-96 school years, Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education.[8] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,287 students and 102.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.5:1.[9]

School[edit]

  • Harrington Park School had an enrollment of 637 students in grades K-8 as of the 2014-15 school year.[10]
    • Jessica Nitzberg - Principal[11]
    • Ross Herbert - Assistant Principal[12]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[13][14]

  • Dr. Adam D. Fried, Superintendent[15]
  • Bryan Jursca, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Harrington Park 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 October 14, 2014.
  4. ^ Home page, Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, backed up by the Internet Archive as of December 4, 2011. Accessed October 14, 2014. "Welcome to Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, home of the Golden Knights. Although our students reside in four different towns; Harrington Park, Northvale, Norwood, and Old Tappan, once they arrive here they are treated as one."
  5. ^ Rockleigh Public Services, Rockleigh, New Jersey. Accessed October 14, 2014. "Rockleigh Borough is a 'sending district' in that there is no public school within the Borough, except for three special-education schools administered by Bergen County.... The Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan, a nationally ranked high school, receives older children from Rockleigh Borough."
  6. ^ Northern Valley Regional High School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 31, 2016. "Our long standing successful and cost efficient Pre-K-12 consortium remains an exemplar model of shared services including seven local Pre-K-8 districts that send their students to the regional high schools: Closter, Demarest, Harrington Park, Haworth, Northvale, Norwood and Old Tappan."
  7. ^ Our Communities, Northern Valley Regional High School District. Accessed May 31, 2016. "The seven towns that make up the Northern Valley Regional High School District - Closter, Demarest, Harrington Park, Haworth, Northvale, Norwood, and Old Tappan - are situated in the northeast corner of Bergen County, New Jersey."
  8. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed May 31, 2016.
  9. ^ School data for Northern Valley Reg Old Tappan High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  10. ^ School Data for Harrington Park School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  11. ^ Principal, Harrington Park School District. Accessed January 9, 2017.
  12. ^ Assistant Principal, Harrington Park School District. Accessed January 9, 2017.
  13. ^ 2016-2017 Parent and Student Handbook and Calendar, Harrington Park School District. Accessed January 9, 2017.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  15. ^ Superintendent, Harrington Park School District. Accessed January 9, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°59′08″N 73°58′59″W / 40.985656°N 73.98312°W / 40.985656; -73.98312