Hopatcong Public Schools

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Hopatcong Public Schools
P.O. Box 1029
Hopatcong, NJ 07843
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Cynthia Randina
Business administrator Carolyn Joseph (interim)
Schools 5
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,799 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 150.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 12.0:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website www.hopatcongschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $20,284 38 $18,891 7.4%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,912 39 14,783 7.6%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,104 39 8,763 3.9%
6 Support Services 2,436 35 2,392 1.8%
8 Administrative Cost 1,982 46 1,485 33.5%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,104 46 1,783 18.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 257 2 268 -4.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 78,750 47 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with up to 1,800 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=49

The Hopatcong Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Hopatcong, in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its five schools had an enrollment of 1,799 students and 150.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.0:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "FG", the fourth-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 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5]

Elementary schools
  • Hudson Maxim School[6] (279 students in Kindergarten)
    • Katherine McFadden, Principal
  • Tulsa Trail Elementary School[7] (252; 2-3)
    • Brian Byrne, Principal
  • Durban Avenue School[8] (235; 4-5)
    • Tracey Hensz, Principal
Middle school
  • Hopatcong Middle School[9] (352; 6-8)
    • Emil Binotto, Principal
    • Mark Certo, Vice Principal
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[11][12]

  • Cynthia Randina, Superintendent of Schools
  • Carolyn Joseph, Interim Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Hopatcong Borough 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 3, 2014.
  4. ^ School Data for the Hopatcong Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Hopatcong Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  6. ^ Hudson Maxim School, Hopatcong Public Schools. Accessed May 16, 2017.
  7. ^ Tulsa Trail Elementary School, Hopatcong Public Schools. Accessed May 16, 2017.
  8. ^ Durban Avenue School, Hopatcong Public Schools. Accessed May 16, 2017.
  9. ^ Hopatcong Middle School, Hopatcong Public Schools. Accessed May 16, 2017.
  10. ^ Hopatcong High School, Hopatcong Public Schools. Accessed May 16, 2017.
  11. ^ Staff Directory, Hopatcong Public Schools. Accessed May 6, 2017.
  12. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Sussex County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°56′22″N 74°39′31″W / 40.9395°N 74.658556°W / 40.9395; -74.658556