Long Hill Township School System

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Long Hill Township School System
Address
759 Valley Road
Gillette, NJ 07933
Coordinates40°40′22″N 74°28′11″W / 40.672848°N 74.46978°W / 40.672848; -74.46978Coordinates: 40°40′22″N 74°28′11″W / 40.672848°N 74.46978°W / 40.672848; -74.46978
District information
GradesPreK-8
SuperintendentDr. Edwin Acevedo
Business administratorJulie A. Kot
Schools3
Students and staff
Enrollment853 (as of 2017-18)[1]
Faculty77.9 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio11.0:1[1]
Other information
District Factor GroupI
WebsiteDistrict website
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$20,36579$18,8917.8%
1Budgetary Cost15,9587814,15912.7%
2Classroom Instruction8,946588,6593.3%
6Support Services3,236822,16749.3%
8Administrative Cost1,740641,54712.5%
10Operations & Maintenance2,025781,61225.6%
13Extracurricular Activities124104−88.5%
16Median Teacher Salary65,9886961,136
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 Long Hill Township School System is a community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade in Long Hill Township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2017-18 school year, the district, comprising three schools, had an enrollment of 853 students and 77.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.0:1.[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]

Long Hill Township's high school students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren Township. Students from Long Hill Township and from the neighboring communities of Green Brook Township, Warren Township and Watchung (in Somerset County) attend the school.[4][5] As of the 2017-18 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 2,027 students and 156.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.0:1.[6]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2017-18 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[8][9]

Elementary schools
  • Gillette School[10] with 225 students in grades PreK-1
    • Dr. Lori Jones, Principal[11]
  • Millington School[12] with 353 students in grades 2-5
    • Jennifer S. Dawson, Principal[13]
Middle school
  • Central Middle School[14] with 271 students in grades 6-8
    • Michael Viturello, Principal[15]

Administration[edit]

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

  • Dr. Edwin Acevedo, Superintendent[18]
  • Julie A. Kot, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[19]

The district's board of education has nine members who set policy and oversee the fiscal and educational operation of the district through its administration. As a Type II school district, the board's trustees are elected directly by voters to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with three seats up for election each year held (since 2012) as part of the November general election.[20][21][22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Long Hill Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 1, 2019.
  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 September 19, 2014.
  4. ^ Watchung Hills Regional High School 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 4, 2016. "Close to 2150 students from Green Brook, Long Hill, Warren, and Watchung meet high academic standards and broaden their worldviews as they explore and take risks, discover their passions, and find individual pathways to success."
  5. ^ Somerset County School Districts-Sending/Receiving/Regional, Somerset County Superintendent of Schools. Accessed June 4, 2016. "Watchung Hills ** 9-12 Receives 9-12 From Green Brook, Warren, Watchung, Longhill"
  6. ^ School data for Watchung Hills Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 1, 2019.
  7. ^ School Data for the Long Hill Township School System, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 1, 2019.
  8. ^ Our District, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Long Hill Township School System, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  10. ^ Gillette School, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  11. ^ Principal, Gillette School. Accessed February 10, 2020
  12. ^ Millington School, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  13. ^ Principal, Millington School. Accessed February 10, 2020
  14. ^ Central Middle School, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  15. ^ Principal, Central Middle School. Accessed February 10, 2020
  16. ^ District Directory, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  17. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Morris County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  18. ^ Superintendent of Schools, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  19. ^ Business Office, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.
  20. ^ New Jersey Boards of Education by District Election Types - 2018 School Election, New Jersey Department of Education, updated February 16, 2018. Accessed January 26, 2020.
  21. ^ Comprehensive Annual Financial Report of the Long Hill Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education, for year ending June 30, 2018. Accessed February 10, 2020. "The District is a Type II District located in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey. As a Type II District, the School District functions independently through a Board of Education. The Board is comprised of nine members elected to three-year-terms. The purpose of the District is to educate students in Grades K-8."
  22. ^ Board of Education, Long Hill Township School System. Accessed February 10, 2020.

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