Montville Township School District

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Montville Township School District
86 River Road
Montville, NJ 07045
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Dr. Rene Rovtar
Business administrator James Tevis
Schools 7
Students and staff
Enrollment 4,026 (as of 2012-13)[1]
Faculty 362.4 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 11.11:1
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://www.montville.net
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,239 45 $18,891 -3.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,462 51 14,783 -2.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,030 66 8,763 3.0%
6 Support Services 2,433 62 2,392 1.7%
8 Administrative Cost 1,366 35 1,485 -8.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,216 10 1,783 -31.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 412 100 268 53.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 61,960 34 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 Montville Township School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Montville, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2012-13 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 4,026 students and 362.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.11:1.[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 and recognition[edit]

In 2016, Cedar Hill Elementary School was one of ten schools in New Jersey recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education.[4]

For the 1994-95 school year, Robert R. Lazar Middle School was named as a "Star School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, the highest honor that a New Jersey school can achieve.[5]

In 2013, Valley View Elementary School was named as a high performing "Reward School" by the New Jersey Department of Education, one of 57 schools statewide and eight in Morris County to earn this recognition.[6][7]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2012-13 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]) are:.[9][10]

Elementary schools
  • Cedar Hill Elementary School[11] (grades K-5; 358 students)
    • Dr. Michael Raj, Principal
  • Hilldale Elementary School[12] (K-5; 369)
    • Jill Cisneros, Principal
  • William H. Mason, Jr. Elementary School[13] (K-5; 281)
    • Dave Melucci, Principal
  • Valley View Elementary School[14] (PreK-5; 372)
    • Dr. Patricia J. Kennedy, Principal
  • Woodmont Elementary School[15] (K-5; 329)
    • Dominic Esposito, Principal
Middle school
  • Robert R. Lazar Middle School[16] for grades 6-8 (969)
    • Sharon Carr, Principal
    • Teri Haight, Assistant Principal
    • John Piselli, Assistant Principal
High school
After school
  • Montville Extended Day Learning Center is an after-school program available at all the elementary schools in the district.[18]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[10][19]

  • Dr. Rene Rovtar, Superintendent
  • James Tevis, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Montville Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  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 2, 2015.
  4. ^ 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools All Public and Non‐Public, National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Accessed November 13, 2016.
  5. ^ Star School Award recipient detail, New Jersey Department of Education, Archived December 18, 2006. Accessed November 26, 2009.
  6. ^ List of Reward Schools, New Jersey Department of Education, March 2013. Accessed September 22, 2013.
  7. ^ Staff. "Montville’s Valley View Elementary School lauded as high performing", Neighbor News, April 3, 2013. Accessed September 22, 2013. "Valley View Elementary School in Montville is one of 57 schools in New Jersey, out of over 2,000 schools, that has been singled out by Governor Christie’s administration as a 'Reward School' earning the distinction of high performing."
  8. ^ Montville Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Montville Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  10. ^ a b District Administration, Montville Township Public Schools. Accessed October 19, 2015.
  11. ^ Cedar Hill Elementary School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  12. ^ Hilldale Elementary School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  13. ^ William H. Mason, Jr. Elementary School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  14. ^ Valley View Elementary School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  15. ^ Woodmont Elementary School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  16. ^ Robert R. Lazar Middle School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  17. ^ Montville Township High School, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  18. ^ Montville Extended Day Learning Center, Montville Township School District. Accessed March 2, 2015.
  19. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Morris County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 2, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°51′56″N 74°20′54″W / 40.865491°N 74.34821°W / 40.865491; -74.34821