Ringwood Public School District

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Ringwood Public School District
121 Carletondale Road
Ringwood, NJ 07456
District information
Grades K-8
Superintendent Hugh E. Beattie
Business administrator Warren Mitchell
Schools 4
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,218 (as of 2013-14)[1]
Faculty 96.5 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.6:1
Other information
District Factor Group GH
Website www.ringwoodschools.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,516 60 $18,891 -2.0%
1 Budgetary Cost 15,347 68 14,159 8.4%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,820 76 8,659 13.4%
6 Support Services 2,210 52 2,167 2.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,425 28 1,547 -7.9%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,792 64 1,612 11.2%
13 Extracurricular Activities 30 7 104 -71.2%
16 Median Teacher Salary 54,825 13 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 Ringwood Public School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through eighth grade from Ringwood in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2013-14 school year, the district's four schools had an enrollment of 1,218 students and 96.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.6:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "GH", the third-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 in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend Lakeland Regional High School in Wanaque, which serves students from the Boroughs of Ringwood and Wanaque.[4] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 962 students and 94.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.2:1.[5]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2013-14 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7][8][9]

Elementary schools
  • Peter Cooper Elementary School[10] (grades K-3; 258 students), which was built in 1963
    • Timothy Johnson, Principal
  • Robert Erskine Elementary School[11] (K-3; 244), which was built in 1960
    • Janice Lopez, Principal
  • Eleanor G. Hewitt Intermediate School[12] (4-5; 282), which was built in 1937 with an annex built in 1952 and trailers added in 1959
    • Nancy Dondero, Principal
Middle school
  • Martin J. Ryerson Middle School[13] (6-8; 434), which was built in 1970
    • Paul Scutti, Principal

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[14][15]

  • Hugh E. Beattie, Superintendent of Schools[16]
  • Warren Mitchell, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Ringwood School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 28, 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 September 30, 2014.
  4. ^ Lakeland Regional High School 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 28, 2016. "There are three highlighted areas that the Board of Education feels are important to address this year: expanding educational opportunities for all students, maximizing facility utilization, and enhancing communication between Lakeland Regional and the two sending districts of Wanaque and Ringwood."
  5. ^ School data for Lakeland Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  6. ^ School Data for the Ringwood Public School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 28, 2016.
  7. ^ Schools, Ringwood Public Schools. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Ringwood Public School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 28, 2016.
  9. ^ Passaic County 2014-15 Public School Directory, Passaic County, New Jersey. Accessed January 27, 2015.
  10. ^ Peter Cooper Elementary School, Ringwood Public School District. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  11. ^ Robert Erskine Elementary School, Ringwood Public School District. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  12. ^ Eleanor G. Hewitt Intermediate School, Ringwood Public School District. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  13. ^ Martin J. Ryerson Middle School, Ringwood Public School District. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  14. ^ Administrators, Ringwood Public Schools. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  15. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Passaic County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  16. ^ Superintendent of Schools, Ringwood Public Schools. Accessed September 30, 2014.
  17. ^ Business Administrator, Ringwood Public Schools. Accessed September 30, 2014.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°06′59″N 74°15′32″W / 41.116455°N 74.258839°W / 41.116455; -74.258839