Medford Township Public Schools

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Medford Township Public Schools
128 Route 70, Suite 1
Medford, New Jersey 08055
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent Dr. Joseph J. Del Rossi
Business administrator Marie Goodwin
Schools 7
Students and staff
Enrollment 4,157 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 205.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 20.3:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://www.medford.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $17,337 45 $18,891 -8.2%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,769 40 14,159 -2.8%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,332 35 8,659 -3.8%
6 Support Services 1,986 38 2,167 -8.4%
8 Administrative Cost 1,590 48 1,547 2.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,641 53 1,612 1.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 28 6 104 -73.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 66,285 72 61,136
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 Medford Township Public Schools is a community public school district serving students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Medford Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. The district has five elementary schools serving students in kindergarten through fifth grade, a single school serving sixth graders and a school serving seventh and eighth graders.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its seven schools had an enrollment of 4,157 students and 205.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 20.3:1.[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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Shawnee High School, located in Medford Township, which serves students in ninth through twelfth grade from both Medford Lakes and Medford Township.[4] The school is part of the Lenape Regional High School District, which also serves students from Evesham Township, Mount Laurel Township, Shamong Township, Southampton Township, Tabernacle Township and Woodland Township.[5] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,597 students and 124.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.8:1.[6]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[8][9][10]

Elementary schools
  • Milton H. Allen School[11] (359 students; grades K-5)
    • Christopher Clarke, Principal[12]
  • Chairville Elementary School[13] (417; K-5)
    • Jared Fudurich, Principal[12]
  • Cranberry Pines School[14] (349; K-5)
    • Lucas Coesfeld, Principal[12]
  • Kirby's Mill Elementary School[15] (311; PreK-5)
    • Mark E. Damon, Principal[12]
  • Taunton Forge School[16] (295; K-5)
    • Helen Saul, Principal[12]
Middle schools (6-8)
  • Maurice and Everett Haines Sixth Grade Center[17] for 6th grade (331)
    • Brooke Farrow, Principal[12]
  • Medford Memorial Middle School[18] for 7th and 8th grades (669)
    • Shawn Ryan, Principal[12]
    • Peter Bisconte, Assistant Principal[12]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[12][19]

  • Dr. Joseph J. Del Rossi, Superintendent
  • Marie Goodwin, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Medford Township 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 September 14, 2014.
  4. ^ Shawnee High School 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 2, 2016. "ATTENDANCE AREA: Medford Township and Medford Lakes Borough"
  5. ^ Lenape Regional High School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 2, 2016. "The Lenape Regional High School District serves the eight municipalities of Evesham, Medford, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Woodland Townships and Medford Lakes Borough."
  6. ^ School data for Shawnee High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  7. ^ School Data for the Medford Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  8. ^ School Websites, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  9. ^ 2016-2017 Burlington County Public Schools Directory, Burlington County, New Jersey. Accessed January 26, 2017.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Medford Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  11. ^ Milton H. Allen School, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i Administration, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  13. ^ Chairville Elementary School, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  14. ^ Cranberry Pines School, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  15. ^ Kirby's Mill Elementary School, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  16. ^ Taunton Forge School, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  17. ^ Maurice and Everett Haines Sixth Grade Center, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  18. ^ Medford Memorial Middle School, Medford Township Public Schools. Accessed January 27, 2017.
  19. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Burlington County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

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Coordinates: 39°54′00″N 74°50′41″W / 39.899931°N 74.844799°W / 39.899931; -74.844799