Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District

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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District
Evergreen Avenue & Cedar Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
District information
Grades PreK-12
Superintendent Dr. Margaret W. Hayes
Business administrator Deborah S. Saridaki
Schools 8
Students and staff
Enrollment 5,718 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 430.4 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 13.3:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://www.spfk12.org/
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $16,156 19 $18,891 -14.5%
1 Budgetary Cost 12,791 19 14,783 -13.5%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,729 14 8,763 -11.8%
6 Support Services 1,823 22 2,392 -23.8%
8 Administrative Cost 1,175 11 1,485 -20.9%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,760 63 1,783 -1.3%
13 Extracurricular Activities 281 63 268 4.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 63,440 43 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 Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District is a regional public school district serving students from two communities in Union County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, who come from the Township of Scotch Plains and the Borough of Fanwood.[3] The district has five elementary schools (PreK-Grade 4), two middle schools (Grades 5-8) and a comprehensive high school (Grades 9-12).[4]

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its eight schools had an enrollment of 5,718 students and 430.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.3:1.[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.[5]

Schools[edit]

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7][8]

Elementary schools
  • Howard B. Brunner Elementary School[9] (grades PreK-4; 400 students)
    • Scott Bortnick, Principal
  • J. Ackerman Coles School[10] (PreK-4; 457)
    • Dr. Karen Wetherell, Principal
  • Evergreen School[11] (PreK-4; 406)
    • Colleen Haubert, Principal
  • William J. McGinn School[12] (K-4; 478)
    • Dr. Sasha Slocum, Principal
  • School One[13] (K-4; 396)
    • Justin Fiory, Principal
Middle schools
  • Park Middle School[14] (5-8; 934)
    • Dr. Jocelyn Dumaresq, Principal
    • Kristina Morano, Asst. Principal
  • Terrill Middle School[15] (5-8; 825)
    • Dr. Kevin Holloway, Principal
    • Raffaele Gerace, Asst. Principal
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[17]

  • Dr. Margaret W. Hayes, Superintendent of Schools[18]
  • Deborah S. Saridaki, Business Administrator and Board Secretary[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Scotch Plains-Fanwood 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. ^ Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 2, 2016. "We are indebted to the communities of Scotch Plains and Fanwood for their support, involvement, and constant commitment to educational excellence."
  4. ^ About Us, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Public Schools. Accessed June 2, 2016. "Scotch Plains-Fanwood is a regional school district comprised of students in Grades Preschool-Grade12 from the Township of Scotch Plains and the Borough of Fanwood. The district has five elementary schools (Preschool-Grade 4), 2 middle schools (Grades 5-8), and one comprehensive high school (Grades 9-12)."
  5. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 18, 2015.
  6. ^ School Data for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  7. ^ Welcome Brochure, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  9. ^ Howard B. Brunner Elementary School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  10. ^ J. Ackerman Coles School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  11. ^ Evergreen School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  12. ^ William J. McGinn School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  13. ^ School One, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  14. ^ Park Middle School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  15. ^ Terrill Middle School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  16. ^ Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  17. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Union County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  18. ^ Home Page, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.
  19. ^ Business Office, Scotch Plains-Fanwood Regional School District. Accessed January 25, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°38′23″N 74°22′00″W / 40.639709°N 74.366592°W / 40.639709; -74.366592