Haworth Public Schools

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Haworth Public Schools
205 Valley Road
Haworth, NJ 07641
District information
Grades K-8
Superintendent Jennifer Montesano
Business administrator Paul Wolford
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 666 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 38.7 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 17.2:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://haworth.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $20,299 50 $18,891 7.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 18,250 62 14,159 28.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 10,932 59 8,659 26.3%
6 Support Services 3,360 59 2,167 55.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,800 43 1,547 16.4%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,047 56 1,612 27.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 112 29 104 7.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 76,626 61 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 Haworth Public Schools are a community public school district, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Haworth, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its one school had an enrollment of 666 students and 38.7 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 "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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest in Demarest, which serves students from Closter, Demarest and Haworth.[4] The high school is part of the Northern Valley Regional High School District, which also serves students from Harrington Park, Northvale, Norwood and Old Tappan at Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan.[5][6][7] During the 1994-96 school years, Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest 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 1,218 students and 94.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.9:1.[9]

School[edit]

  • Haworth Public School served an enrollment of 407 students in grades K-8 as of the 2014-15 school year.[10]
    • Paul Wolford, Principal

Administration[edit]

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

  • Jennifer Montesano, Superintendent / Board Secretary[12][13]
  • Paul Wolford, Business Administrator[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Haworth Public 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 December 4, 2014.
  4. ^ Cheslow, Jerry. "If You're Thinking of Living In / Demarest, N.J.; Small Town, Large Sense of History", The New York Times, April 4, 1999. Accessed December 4, 2014. "Following eighth grade, students go on to Northern Valley Regional High School in Demarest, which the borough shares with Haworth and neighboring Closter."
  5. ^ Our Communities, Northern Valley Regional High School District. Accessed December 4, 2014. "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."
  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 Regional High School At Demarest, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  10. ^ Data for Haworth Public School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  12. ^ Superintendent, Haworth Public School. Accessed January 9, 2017.
  13. ^ Lightdale, Marc. "Haworth selects new superintendent", Northern Valley Suburbanite, April 17, 2014. Accessed January 9, 2017. "The Board of Education selected Jennifer Montesano to take over the reins as superintendent starting July 1."
  14. ^ Business Office, Haworth Public School. Accessed January 9, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°57′40″N 73°59′10″W / 40.961156°N 73.98599°W / 40.961156; -73.98599