Hillside Public Schools

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Hillside Public Schools
195 Virginia Street
Hillside, NJ 07205
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Dr. Frank J. Deo
Business administrator Kenneth R. Weinheimer
Schools 6
Students and staff
Enrollment 3,100 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 259.7 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 11.94:1
Other information
District Factor Group CD
Website http://www.hillsidek12.org/
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,788 48 $18,891 -0.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,925 38 14,783 -5.8%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,026 30 8,763 -8.4%
6 Support Services 2,071 36 2,392 -13.4%
8 Administrative Cost 1,735 56 1,485 16.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,852 52 1,783 3.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 216 5 268 -19.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 64,238 39 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 Hillside Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Hillside, in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's six schools had an enrollment of 3,100 students and 259.7 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.94:1.[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]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5][6]

Elementary schools
  • A.P. Morris Early Childhood Center[7] (grades PreK-1; 642 students)
    • April Lowe, Principal
  • Calvin Coolidge Elementary School[8] (grade 2; 199)
    • James Harden, Principal
  • Hurden Looker School[9] (grades 3-4; 494)
    • Tracey Wolff, Principal
  • George Washington School[10] (grade 5; 245)
    • Sharon Festante, Principal
Middle school
  • Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School[11] (grades 6-8; 659) Joyce Caine, Principal
High school

History[edit]

Hillside High School on Liberty Avenue was originally constructed in 1947, replacing the Coe Avenue (A.P. Morris) School which became a grammar school. Additions were later added to accommodate the baby-boomers of the 1950s and 1960s. In the mid-1960s the high school held some 1,500 students.

Administration[edit]

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

  • Dr. Frank J. Deo, Superintendent[15]
  • Kenneth R. Weinheimer, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Hillside Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  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 March 18, 2015.
  4. ^ School Data for the Hillside Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  5. ^ Other Schools, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Hillside Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  7. ^ A.P. Morris Early Childhood Center, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  8. ^ Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  9. ^ Hurden Looker School, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  10. ^ George Washington School, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  11. ^ Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  12. ^ Hillside High School, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  13. ^ Listing, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Union County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  15. ^ Superintendent's Office, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.
  16. ^ Business Office, Hillside Public Schools. Accessed August 5, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°41′22″N 74°13′21″W / 40.689405°N 74.222453°W / 40.689405; -74.222453