South Plainfield Public Schools

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South Plainfield Public Schools
125 Jackson Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
District information
Grades pre-K to 12
Superintendent Dr. Noreen Lishak
Business administrator Jim Damato (Interim)
Schools 8
Students and staff
Enrollment 3,638 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 289.0 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.59:1
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website spboe.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $16,894 22 $18,891 -10.6%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,043 20 14,783 -11.8%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,835 24 8,763 -10.6%
6 Support Services 1,985 27 2,392 -17.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,530 36 1,485 3.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,218 4 1,783 -31.7%
13 Extracurricular Activities 378 31 268 41.0%
16 Median Teacher Salary 63,547 36 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 South Plainfield Public Schools is a comprehensive community public school district, for South Plainfield, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's eight schools had an enrollment of 3,638 students and 289.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.59:1.[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]

Schools[edit]

The schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics).[4] are:[5][6]

Preschool
  • Future Stars Preschool Program[7] (PreK; 46 students)
Elementary school
  • Franklin Elementary School[8] (grades K-4; 312 students)
    • Ralph Errico - Principal
  • John F. Kennedy Elementary School[9] (K-4; 281)
    • Kevin Hajduk - Principal
  • John E. Riley Elementary School[10] (K-4; 331)
    • Leo Whalen - Principal
  • Roosevelt Elementary School[11] (PreK-4; 392)
    • Bob Diehl - Principal
  • Grant School[12] (5-6; 544)
    • Ellen Decker Lorys - Principal
Middle school
  • South Plainfield Middle School[13] (7-8; 554)
    • Roger Vroom - Principal
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[15][16]

  • Dr. Noreen Lishak, Superintendent of Schools
  • Jim Damato, Interim Board Secretary / Business Administrator

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for South Plainfield School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 11, 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 11, 2015.
  4. ^ School Data for the South Plainfield Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  5. ^ Our Schools, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  6. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the South Plainfield Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  7. ^ Future Stars Preschool Program, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  8. ^ Franklin Elementary School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  9. ^ John F. Kennedy Elementary School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  10. ^ John E. Riley Elementary School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  11. ^ Roosevelt Elementary School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  12. ^ Grant School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  13. ^ South Plainfield Middle School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  14. ^ South Plainfield High School, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  15. ^ Administration, South Plainfield Public Schools. Accessed January 11, 2015.
  16. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Middlesex County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed January 11, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°34′19″N 74°25′02″W / 40.572002°N 74.417098°W / 40.572002; -74.417098