Mountain Lakes Schools

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Mountain Lakes Schools
400 Boulevard
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Dr. Anne Mucci
Business administrator Daniel Borgo
Schools 4
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,584 (as of 2012-13)[1]
Faculty 14.91 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 10.62:1
Other information
District Factor Group J
Website http://www.mlschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $23,989 48 $18,891 27.0%
1 Budgetary Cost 20,102 49 14,783 36.0%
2 Classroom Instruction 11,953 49 8,763 36.4%
6 Support Services 3,400 45 2,392 42.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,845 38 1,485 24.2%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,268 48 1,783 27.2%
13 Extracurricular Activities 621 40 268 131.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 79,732 48 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with up to 1,800 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=49

The Mountain Lakes Schools is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Mountain Lakes, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2012-13 school year, the district's four schools had an enrollment of 1,584 students and 149.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.62:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "J", the 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]

Students from Boonton Township attend the district's high school as part of a sending/receiving relationship.[4]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2012-13 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]) are:[6]

Elementary schools
  • Wildwood Elementary School[7] for grades K-5 (473 students)
Middle school
  • Briarcliff Middle School[8] for grades 6-8 (317 students)
High school
Ungraded
  • Lake Drive School (89 students), which serves as a regional school for deaf and hard of hearing students from birth through high school, with students from nearly 100 communities in 12 New Jersey counties.[10]

The district's high school was the 7th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 328 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2012 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 9th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed.[11]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[12][13]

  • Dr. Anne Mucci, Superintendent
  • Daniel Borgo, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Mountain Lakes School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 3, 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 3, 2015.
  4. ^ Boonton Township School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 6, 2016. "The Boonton Township School District has one school, Rockaway Valley School, which houses a PreK through Grade 8 program for approximately 450 children. The district maintains a send-receive relationship with the neighboring Mountain Lakes School District, whereby our students attend Mountain Lakes High School."
  5. ^ School Data for the Mountain Lakes Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Mountain Lakes Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  7. ^ Wildwood Elementary School, Mountain Lakes Schools. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  8. ^ Briarcliff Middle School, Mountain Lakes Schools. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  9. ^ Mountain Lakes High School, Mountain Lakes Schools. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  10. ^ Lake Drive School, Mountain Lakes Schools. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  11. ^ Staff. "The Top New Jersey High Schools: Alphabetical", New Jersey Monthly, August 16, 2012. Accessed March 3, 2015.
  12. ^ 2014-15 Board Members, Mountain Lakes Board of Education. Accessed March 23, 2015.
  13. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Morris County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 23, 2015.

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Coordinates: 40°53′10″N 74°27′14″W / 40.886022°N 74.453905°W / 40.886022; -74.453905