Manchester Township School District

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Manchester Township School District
121 Route 539
Whiting, NJ 08759
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent David Trethaway
Business administrator Craig Lorentzen
Schools 6
Students and staff
Enrollment 3,195 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 272.8 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 11.71:1
Other information
District Factor Group B
Website http://www.manchestertwp.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,727 47 $18,891 -0.9%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,152 41 14,783 -4.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,571 49 8,763 -2.2%
6 Support Services 1,987 28 2,392 -16.9%
8 Administrative Cost 1,320 14 1,485 -11.1%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,702 41 1,783 -4.5%
13 Extracurricular Activities 362 27 268 35.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 59,679 19 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 Manchester Township School District is a comprehensive community school district serving students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade in Manchester Township, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

The Manchester Township School District is also the receiving district for approximately 160 high school students from neighboring Lakehurst Borough, who attend as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Lakehurst School District.[3]

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's six schools had an enrollment of 3,195 students and 272.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.71:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "B", the second lowest 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.[4]

Schools[edit]

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

Elementary schools (K-5)
  • Manchester Township Elementary School[7] (595 students)
  • Ridgeway Elementary School[8] (509)
  • Whiting Elementary School[9] (250)
Middle school (6-8)
  • Manchester Township Middle School[10] (672)
High school (9-12)
Other
  • Regional Day School[12] (73 students in PreK-12), serves low incidence handicapped children.

Administration[edit]

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

  • David Trethaway, Superintendent
  • Craig Lorentzen, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Manchester Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ About Our District Archived 2012-09-19 at the Wayback Machine., Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014. "We are also the receiving district for approximately 180 high school students from neighboring Lakehurst Borough."
  4. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 18, 2015.
  5. ^ School Data for the Manchester Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Manchester Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 19, 2015.
  7. ^ Manchester Township Elementary School, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  8. ^ Ridgeway Elementary School, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  9. ^ Whiting Elementary School, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  10. ^ Manchester Township Middle School, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  11. ^ Manchester Township High School, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  12. ^ Regional Day School, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  13. ^ Board of Education Information, Manchester Township School District. Accessed August 14, 2014.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine., New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 14, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°57′26″N 74°23′26″W / 39.957296°N 74.390669°W / 39.957296; -74.390669