Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District

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Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District
Cambridge Park School
Aberdeen, NJ 07747
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Joseph G. Majka, J.D.
Business administrator Patrick S. DeGeorge
Schools 7
Students and staff
Enrollment 3,871 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 307.0 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.61:1
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website http://www.marsd.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $17,443 35 $18,891 -7.7%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,430 31 14,783 -9.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,279 32 8,763 -5.5%
6 Support Services 1,903 25 2,392 -20.4%
8 Administrative Cost 1,385 40 1,485 -6.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,373 22 1,783 -23.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 358 92 268 33.6%
16 Median Teacher Salary 62,200 35 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with more than 3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=103

The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District is a regional school district in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves students from Pre-K through 12th grade from the communities of Aberdeen Township and the neighboring community of Matawan Borough.[3]

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 3,871 students and 307.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.61:1.[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.[4]

The Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District Central Offices are located at 1 Crest Way, in Aberdeen.

The district provides students with academic and vocational experiences to meet the challenges of the 21st century. In addition to providing a sound, broad academic curriculum taught by highly qualified instructors, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District offers programs such as Cooperative Work Study Programs, a Gifted and Talented Program, Pre-School Programs, a comprehensive Special Education Program with four full Child Study Teams, Speech Correction Services, and an array of other programs and services.

Schools[edit]

The district is a comprehensive system comprising seven schools, which includes one Preschool, three elementary schools grades K-3, one 4-5 school, one middle school grades 6-8, one high school grades 9-12. Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]) are:[6]

Preschool
  • Cambridge Park Developmental Learning Center[7] (Preschool; 96 students)
Elementary schools
  • Cliffwood Elementary School[8] (K-3; 336)
  • Ravine Drive Elementary School[9] (K-3; 390)
  • Strathmore Elementary School[10] (K-3; 512)
  • Lloyd Road Elementary School[11] (4-5; 591)
Middle school
  • Matawan Aberdeen Middle School[12] (6-8; 847)
High school

Administration[edit]

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

  • Joseph G. Majka, J.D., Superintendent of Schools[15]
  • Patrick S. DeGeorge, Business Administrator & Board Secretary[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ 2005 New Jersey Legislative District Data Book, Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, April 2005, p. 211.
  4. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  5. ^ School Data for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  7. ^ Cambridge Park Developmental Learning Center, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  8. ^ Cliffwood Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  9. ^ Ravine Drive Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  10. ^ Strathmore Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  11. ^ Lloyd Road Elementary School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  12. ^ Matawan Aberdeen Middle School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  13. ^ Matawan Regional High School, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  15. ^ Superintendent, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.
  16. ^ Business Office, Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District. Accessed January 22, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°24′40″N 74°14′22″W / 40.411042°N 74.239377°W / 40.411042; -74.239377