Point Pleasant Beach School District

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Point Pleasant Beach School District
299 Cooks Lane
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
District information
Grades pre-K to 12
Superintendent William T. Smith
Business administrator Dr. Brian F. Savage
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment 695 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 77.0 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 9.0:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website www.ptbeach.com
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $19,475 34 $18,891 3.1%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,972 40 14,783 8.0%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,026 38 8,763 3.0%
6 Support Services 2,256 34 2,392 -5.7%
8 Administrative Cost 1,474 10 1,485 -0.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 2,102 45 1,783 17.9%
13 Extracurricular Activities 1,071 49 268 299.6%
16 Median Teacher Salary 63,980 33 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 Point Pleasant Beach School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade from Point Pleasant Beach, in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its two schools had an enrollment of 695 students and 77.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.0:1.[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]

In addition to the students of Point Pleasant Beach the district serves the students of Bay Head and Lavallette for grades 9-12 and those from Mantoloking for K-12, as part of sending/receiving relationships.[4]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[5]) are:[6][7]

Elementary school
  • G. Harold Antrim Elementary School[8] for grades PreK-8 (454 students)
    • Thomas J. O'Hara, Principal[9]
High School

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[9][11]

  • William T. Smith, Superintendent
  • Dr. Brian F. Savage, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Point Pleasant Beach Board Of Education, 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 January 26, 2015.
  4. ^ Point Pleasant Beach School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 1, 2016. "The Point Pleasant Beach School District is one of the oldest and finest at the Shore. Our school is rich in history and tradition. In addition to serving the students of Point Pleasant Beach and Mantoloking the district serves the high school age students of Bay Head and Lavallette."
  5. ^ School Data for the Point Pleasant Beach School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  6. ^ Living & Learning in Ocean County - Public Schools Directory 2016-2017, Ocean County, New Jersey. Accessed January 18, 2017.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Point Pleasant Beach School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  8. ^ G. Harold Antrim Elementary School, Point Pleasant Beach School District. Accessed January 18, 2017.
  9. ^ a b c Administrative Staff, Point Pleasant Beach School District. Accessed January 18, 2017.
  10. ^ Point Pleasant Beach High School, Point Pleasant Beach School District. Accessed January 18, 2017.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Ocean County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°04′53″N 74°03′41″W / 40.081331°N 74.061354°W / 40.081331; -74.061354