Mountainside School District

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Mountainside School District
1497 Woodacres Drive
Mountainside, NJ 07092
District information
GradesPreK-8
SuperintendentDr. Nancy Lubarsky
Business administratorEric Larson
Schools2
Students and staff
Enrollment1,091 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty61.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio17.8:1[1]
Other information
District Factor GroupI
Websitewww.mountainsideschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$15,20012$18,891−19.5%
1Budgetary Cost10,688414,159−24.5%
2Classroom Instruction6,46438,659−25.3%
6Support Services1,658172,167−23.5%
8Administrative Cost1,21881,547−21.3%
10Operations & Maintenance1,240151,612−23.1%
13Extracurricular Activities110551045.8%
16Median Teacher Salary58,5112561,136
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 Mountainside School District is a community public school district, that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade in the borough of Mountainside, in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its two schools had an enrollment of 1,091 students and 61.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 17.8:1.[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 Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Berkeley Heights Public Schools.[4] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,045 students and 90.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.6:1.[5] Students also have the choice to attend the programs of the Union County Vocational Technical Schools, which serve students from across Union County.[6]

Schools[edit]

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

  • Beechwood School[9] (grades PreK-2; 220 students)
  • Joy Blom, Principal
  • Deerfield School[10] (grades 3-8; 515 students)
    • Kimberley Richards, Principal

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[11][12]

  • Dr. Nancy Lubarsky, Chief School Administrator
  • Eric Larson, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Mountainside 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 March 8, 2015.
  4. ^ Berkeley Heights Public School District 2016 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed July 20, 2017. " In addition to serving the public school students of Berkeley Heights, high school students from the neighboring Borough of Mountainside are educated at Governor Livingston High School."
  5. ^ School data for Governor Livingston High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  6. ^ Our District, Union County Vocational Technical Schools. Accessed May 20, 2013.
  7. ^ School Data for the Mountainside School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Mountainside School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  9. ^ Beechwood School, Mountainside School District. Accessed July 20, 2017.
  10. ^ Deerfield School, Mountainside School District. Accessed July 20, 2017.
  11. ^ Administration, Mountainside School District. Accessed July 20, 2017.
  12. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Union County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

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Coordinates: 40°40′21″N 74°22′13″W / 40.672543°N 74.370185°W / 40.672543; -74.370185