Old Bridge Township Public Schools

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Old Bridge Township Public Schools
Address
4207 Highway 516
Matawan, NJ 07747

United States
Coordinates 40°24′40″N 74°14′22″W / 40.411042°N 74.239377°W / 40.411042; -74.239377Coordinates: 40°24′40″N 74°14′22″W / 40.411042°N 74.239377°W / 40.411042; -74.239377
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent David Cittadino
Business administrator Joseph J. Marra
Schools 15
Students and staff
Enrollment 9,197 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 684.0 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 13.45:1
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website http://www.oldbridgeadmin.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
%± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $17,018 27 $18,891 -9.9%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,575 35 14,783 -8.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,571 47 8,763 -2.2%
6 Support Services 1,793 20 2,392 -25.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,254 21 1,485 -15.6%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,638 54 1,783 -8.1%
13 Extracurricular Activities 214 37 268 -20.1%
16 Median Teacher Salary 66,720 62 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 Old Bridge Township Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Old Bridge Township, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's 15 schools had an enrollment of 9,197 students and 684.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.45:1.[1]

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

History[edit]

Old Bridge High School opened in September 1994. It was formed from the merger of Cedar Ridge High School and Madison Central High School, which were the two existing high schools in Old Bridge Township.[4]

Awards and recognition[edit]

Cheesequake Elementary School was one of nine public schools recognized in 2017 as Blue Ribbon Schools by the United States Department of Education.[5]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7][8]

Elementary schools (K-5)
  • M. Scott Carpenter Elementary School[9] (278 students)
  • Cheesequake Elementary School[10] (302)
  • Leroy Gordon Cooper Elementary School[11] (262)
  • Virgil I. Grissom Elementary School[12] (231)
  • Madison Park Elementary School[13] (298)
  • James A. McDivitt Elementary School[14] (552)
  • Memorial Elementary School[15] (417)
  • William A. Miller Elementary School[16] (313)
  • Walter M. Schirra Elementary School[17] (332)
  • Alan B. Shepard Elementary School[18] (282)
  • Southwood Elementary School[19] (292)
  • Raymond E. Voorhees Elementary School[20] (390)
Middle schools (6-8)
  • Jonas Salk Middle School[21] (1,035)
  • Carl Sandburg Middle School[22] (1,182)
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[24][25]

  • David Cittadino, Superintendent
  • Joseph J. Marra, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Old Bridge Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  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 September 23, 2014.
  4. ^ Sargeant, Keith. "7:30 p.m. – A high school sports powerhouse e-merges slowly", Home News Tribune, backed up by the Internet Archive as of December 23, 1999. Accessed November 7, 2017. "When Madison Central and Cedar Ridge merged in September 1994, most observers agreed that the Knights would rule the local sports scene."
  5. ^ "Nine New Jersey Public Schools Earn National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education", New Jersey Department of Education, September 28, 2017. Accessed October 18, 2017.
  6. ^ School Data for the Old Bridge Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  7. ^ Schools Archived 2013-10-28 at the Wayback Machine., Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Old Bridge Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  9. ^ M. Scott Carpenter Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  10. ^ Cheesequake Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  11. ^ Leroy Gordon Cooper Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  12. ^ Virgil I. Grissom Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  13. ^ Madison Park Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  14. ^ James A. McDivitt Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  15. ^ Memorial Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  16. ^ William A. Miller Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  17. ^ Walter M. Schirra Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  18. ^ Alan B. Shepard Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  19. ^ Southwood Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  20. ^ Raymond E. Voorhees Elementary School Archived 2011-08-09 at the Wayback Machine., Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  21. ^ Jonas Salk Middle School Archived 2011-12-24 at the Wayback Machine., Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  22. ^ Carl Sandburg Middle School Archived 2011-12-28 at the Wayback Machine., Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  23. ^ Old Bridge High School Archived 2010-08-22 at the Wayback Machine., Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  24. ^ Administrative Staff, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed March 23, 2015.
  25. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Middlesex County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

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