Mahwah Township Public Schools

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Mahwah Township Public Schools
60 Ridge Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430
District information
Grades PreK-12
Superintendent Dr. C. Lauren Schoen
Business administrator Kyle J. Bleeker
Schools 6
Students and staff
Enrollment 3,160 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 268.7 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 11.8:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://www.mahwah.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $19,734 55 $18,891 4.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 16,249 59 14,783 9.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,252 60 8,763 5.6%
6 Support Services 2,604 57 2,392 8.9%
8 Administrative Cost 1,975 67 1,485 33.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,930 57 1,783 8.2%
13 Extracurricular Activities 450 50 268 67.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 71,250 62 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 Mahwah Township Public Schools is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade from Mahwah, in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its six schools had an enrollment of 3,160 students and 268.7 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.8:1.[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]

Awards, recognition and rankings[edit]

In 2012, Betsy Ross School was recognized by the Blue Ribbon Schools Program, one of 15 schools in the state to receive the recognition from the United States Department of Education.[4]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]) are:[6][7]

Elementary schools
  • Lenape Meadows Elementary School[8] (234 students; in grades PreK-3)
    • Caridad Chrisomalis, Principal
    • Dorothy Eason, Vice Principal
  • Betsy Ross Elementary School[9] (478; K-3)
    • Dr. Linda Bovino, Principal
  • George Washington Elementary School[10] (178; K-3)
    • Kevin Ulmer, Principal
  • Joyce Kilmer Elementary School[11] (442; 4-5)
    • Dr. Michael DeTuro, Principal
    • Alison Schessler, Assistant Principal
Middle school
  • Ramapo Ridge Middle School[12] (753; 6-8)
    • Daniel Vander Molen, Principal
    • Suzanne Whalen, Assistant Principal
High School

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[14][15]

  • Dr. C. Lauren Schoen, Superintendent
  • Dennis M. Fare, Assistant Superintendent
  • Kyle J. Bleeker, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Mahwah Township 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 March 18, 2015.
  4. ^ 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Private, United States Department of Education, October 26, 2012. Accessed August 22, 2013.
  5. ^ School Data for the Mahwah Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  6. ^ School Directory, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Mahwah Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  8. ^ Lenape Meadows Elementary School, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  9. ^ Betsy Ross Elementary School, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  10. ^ George Washington Elementary School, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  11. ^ Joyce Kilmer Elementary School, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  12. ^ Ramapo Ridge Middle School, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  13. ^ Mahwah High School, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  14. ^ Leadership Team, Mahwah Township Public Schools. Accessed May 11, 2017.
  15. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Bergen County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°05′27″N 74°09′25″W / 41.090833°N 74.156904°W / 41.090833; -74.156904