Moorestown Township Public Schools

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Moorestown Township Public Schools
Address
803 North Stanwick Road
Moorestown, NJ 08057

United States
Coordinates39°58′59″N 74°56′36″W / 39.983044°N 74.943329°W / 39.983044; -74.943329Coordinates: 39°58′59″N 74°56′36″W / 39.983044°N 74.943329°W / 39.983044; -74.943329
District information
Gradespre-K to 12
SuperintendentDr. Scott McCartney
Business administratorJoanne D'Angelo
Schools6
Students and staff
Enrollment3,940 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty330.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio11.9:1[1]
Other information
District Factor GroupI
Websitewww.mtps.com
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$17,90242$18,891-5.2%
1Budgetary Cost14,1754514,783-4.1%
2Classroom Instruction8,393378,763-4.2%
6Support Services2,569722,3927.4%
8Administrative Cost1,279241,485-13.9%
10Operations & Maintenance1,453301,783-18.5%
13Extracurricular Activities42410226858.2%
16Median Teacher Salary59,6102764,043
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 Moorestown Township Public Schools is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade from Moorestown Township, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its six schools had an enrollment of 3,940 students and 330.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.9:1.[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]

Notably, the district was part of a lawsuit in 2003 called Hornstine v. Township of Moorestown over attempted policy changes made by Moorestown High School.

Awards and recognition[edit]

For the 1991-92 school year, George C. Baker Elementary School was recognized with the National Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve. Moorestown High School was recognized as a Blue Ribbon School for the 1999-2000 school year.[4]

Schools[edit]

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

Elementary schools
  • George C. Baker Elementary School[7] (383 students; in grades K-3)
    • Michele Rowe, Principal[8]
  • Mary E. Roberts Elementary School[9] (275; K-3)
    • Brian Carter, Principal[8]
  • South Valley Elementary School[10] (394; PreK-3)
    • Dr. Leisa Karanjia, Principal[8]
  • Moorestown Upper Elementary School[11] (878; 4-6)
    • Susan Powell, Principal[8]
    • Michael D'Ascenzo, Assistant Principal[8]
    • Dr. Michele Hassall, Assistant Principal[8]
Middle school
  • William Allen Middle School[12] (657; 7-8)
    • Matthew Keith, Principal[8]
    • Heather Hackl, Assistant Principal[8]
    • Ray Kelly, Assistant Principal[8]
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[8][14]

  • Dr. Scott McCartney, Superintendent
  • Joanne D'Angelo, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

Board of Education members (where year represents when term ends) are:[15]

  • Kathy Goldenberg, Vice-President (2016)
  • David Weinstein, Vice-President (2015)
  • Matt Simeone, Board Member (2016)
  • Brandon Pugh, Board Member (2015)
  • Sheryl Sawin, Board Member (2015)
  • Albert Panzarella, Board Member (2016)
  • Caryn Shaw (2017)
  • Peter Palko (2017)
  • Ann Marie Reyher (2017)

Technology[edit]

Core members of the district's technology are:[8][16]

  • Jeff Arey - Director of Educational Technology
  • Wayne Creitz - Project and Service Manager (Past Director of Technology for 3 years)
  • Louis Koble - Systems Engineer
  • Vince Lavecchio - Systems Engineer
  • Seiji Hashimoto - Network Engineer
  • Albert Pineiro - Network Administrator
  • Kate Esaia - Applications Administrator
  • Karen Mead - Associate Applications Administrator

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Moorestown 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 October 4, 2014.
  4. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed May 11, 2006.
  5. ^ School Data for the Moorestown Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Moorestown Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  7. ^ George C. Baker Elementary School, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n Administration, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  9. ^ Mary E. Roberts Elementary School, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  10. ^ South Valley Elementary School, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  11. ^ Moorestown Upper Elementary School, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  12. ^ William Allen Middle School, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  13. ^ Moorestown High School, Moorestown Township Public Schools. Accessed November 29, 2017.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Burlington County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  15. ^ Board of Education
  16. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Burlington County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

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