Robbinsville Public School District

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Robbinsville Public School District
155 Robbinsville-Edinburg Road
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
District information
Grades K-12
Business administrator Robert M. DeVita
Schools 3
Students and staff
Enrollment 2,858 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 221.5 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.90:1
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website www.robbinsville.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $14,969 4 $18,891 -20.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 11,104 3 14,783 -24.9%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,514 3 8,763 -25.7%
6 Support Services 1,566 6 2,392 -34.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,133 2 1,485 -23.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,379 15 1,783 -22.7%
13 Extracurricular Activities 475 53 268 77.2%
16 Median Teacher Salary 57,942 13 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with 1,800-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=68

The Robbinsville Public School District is a comprehensive community public school district in Robbinsville Township (known as Washington Township until 2007), in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. A new high school was established in the district, which started admitting its first students in 2004-05 as part of ending a sending/receiving relationship with the Lawrence Township Public Schools under which students had attended Lawrence High School.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's three schools had an enrollment of 2,858 students and 221.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.90:1.[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]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5]

Elementary school
  • Sharon Elementary School[6] (865 students; in grades K-3)
Middle school
  • Pond Road Middle School[7] (1,115; 4-8)
High school

Students from Robbinsville Township had attended Lawrence High School as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Lawrence Township Public Schools which ended with the final group of seniors who graduated in the 2006-07 school year. As of the 2007-08 school year, all four high school grades were housed on campus and the school graduated its first class of approximately 150 students.[9]

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[10]

  • Steven J. Mayer, Superintendent[11]
  • Robert M. DeVita, Business Administrator[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Robbinsville Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 5, 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 January 5, 2015.
  4. ^ School Data for the Washington Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Robbinsville Public School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  6. ^ Sharon Elementary School, Robbinsville Public School District. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  7. ^ Pond Road Middle School, Robbinsville Public School District. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  8. ^ Robbinsville High School, Robbinsville Public School District. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  9. ^ Kahn, Lea. "Lawrence: School district earns $1 million from solar panels", The Lawrence Ledger, March 30, 2011. Accessed April 18, 2011. "School district officials began exploring the possibility of installing solar panels on each of the seven school buildings in 2004, Mr. Meara said. The goal was to address the loss of revenue as a result of Robbinsville Township’s decision to build its own high school, ending the sending-receiving relationship between the Lawrence and Robbinsville school districts."
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Mercer County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  11. ^ Superintendent of Schools, Robbinsville Schools. Accessed January 5, 2015.
  12. ^ Business Administrator, Robbinsville Schools. Accessed January 5, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°14′15″N 74°36′55″W / 40.237371°N 74.615212°W / 40.237371; -74.615212