Rumson School District

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Rumson School District
60 Forrest Avenue
Rumson, NJ 07760
District information
Grades PreK-8
Superintendent Dr. John Borman
Business administrator Debra Allen
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment 977 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 79.6 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 12.3:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group J
Website http://www.rumson.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $17,288 42 $18,891 -8.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,965 25 14,159 -8.4%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,829 24 8,659 -9.6%
6 Support Services 2,037 42 2,167 -6.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,691 57 1,547 9.3%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,320 21 1,612 -18.1%
13 Extracurricular Activities 87 38 104 -16.3%
16 Median Teacher Salary 62,710 53 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 Rumson School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from the Borough of Rumson, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its two schools had an enrollment of 977 students and 79.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.3:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "J", the 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 Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, a regional, four-year comprehensive public high school serving students from both Fair Haven and Rumson, where the school is located.[4] As of the 2013-14 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 918 students and 83.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.0:1.[5]

Awards and recognition[edit]

For the 2001-02 school year, Forrestdale Middle School was recognized with the Blue Ribbon Award from the United States Department of Education, the highest honor that an American school can achieve.[6]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[8][9][10]

  • Deane-Porter Elementary School[11] (PreK-3, 491 students)
    • Shari Feeney, Principal[12]
  • Forrestdale Middle School[13] (4-8, 483 students)
    • Jennifer Gibbons, Principal[12]

Administrators[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[12][14]

  • Dr. John E. Bormann, Superintendent
  • Debra Allen, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Rumson Borough School District, 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 October 3, 2014.
  4. ^ Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 2, 2016. "The boroughs of Rumson and Fair Haven are residential communities zoned principally for single family dwellings. These adjacent communities are located in Northern Monmouth County, within forty miles of New York City and within a mile of the Atlantic Ocean."
  5. ^ School Data for Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed June 2, 2016.
  6. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools Program: Schools Recognized 1982-1983 through 1999-2002 (PDF), United States Department of Education. Accessed December 21, 2009.
  7. ^ School Data for the Rumson School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  8. ^ Student,Staff, and Parent Handbook 2016-2017, Rumson School District. Accessed January 23, 2017.
  9. ^ County School List N-R, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Accessed January 23, 2017.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Rumson School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  11. ^ Deane-Porter Elementary School, Rumson School District. Accessed January 23, 2017.
  12. ^ a b c Administrative Office, Rumson School District. Accessed January 23, 2017.
  13. ^ Forrestdale Middle School, Rumson School District. Accessed January 23, 2017.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°22′33″N 74°00′17″W / 40.375728°N 74.004835°W / 40.375728; -74.004835