Mountainside School District

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Mountainside School District
1497 Woodacres Drive
Mountainside, NJ 07092
District information
Grades K-8
Superintendent Dr. Nancy Lubarsky
Business administrator Eric Larson
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment 777 (as of 2012-13)[1]
Faculty 55.6 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 13.98:1
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website www.mountainsideschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $15,200 12 $18,891 -19.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 10,688 4 14,159 -24.5%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,464 3 8,659 -25.3%
6 Support Services 1,658 17 2,167 -23.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,218 8 1,547 -21.3%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,240 15 1,612 -23.1%
13 Extracurricular Activities 110 55 104 5.8%
16 Median Teacher Salary 58,511 25 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 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 2012-13 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 777 students and 55.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.98:1.[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 2013-14 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,006 students and 86.8 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 2012-13 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[8]

  • Beechwood School[9] (grades PreK-2; 255 students)
  • Deerfield School[10] (grades 3-8; 522 students)
    • Kimberley Richards - Principal[11]

Administration[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Mountainside School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 8, 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 8, 2015.
  4. ^ Berkeley Heights Public School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 7, 2016. "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 July 7, 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 March 8, 2015.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Mountainside School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 8, 2015.
  9. ^ Beechwood School, Mountainside School District. Accessed March 8, 2015.
  10. ^ Deerfield School, Mountainside School District. Accessed March 8, 2015.
  11. ^ Our Schools, Mountainside School District. Accessed May 20, 2013.
  12. ^ Administration, Mountainside School District. Accessed March 8, 2015.
  13. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Union County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 8, 2015.

External links[edit]

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