Summit Public Schools

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Summit Public Schools
90 Maple Street
Summit, NJ 07901
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent June Chang
Business administrator Louis Pepe
Schools 9
Students and staff
Enrollment 4,121 (as of 2012-13)[1]
Faculty 335.0 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.30:1
Other information
District Factor Group I
Website http://www.summit.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1A Total Spending $18,317 46 $18,891 -3.0%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,291 47 14,783 -3.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,081 67 8,763 3.6%
6 Support Services 1,638 12 2,392 -31.5%
8 Administrative Cost 1,777 94 1,485 19.7%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,415 26 1,783 -20.6%
13 Extracurricular Activities 377 95 268 40.7%
16 Median Teacher Salary 64,249 50 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
Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary
Lawton C Johnson Middle School

The Summit Public Schools is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Summit, in Union County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2012-13 school year, the district's nine schools had an enrollment of 4,121 students and 335.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.30:1.[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 2012-13 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[4]) are:[5]

Preschools
  • Jefferson Primary Center[6] (grades PreK-K; 165 students)
    • Principal: Janice Tierney
  • Wilson Primary Center[7] (PreK-K; 172)
    • Principal: Janice Tierney
Elementary schools
  • Brayton School[8] (1-5; 361)
    • Principal: Dr. Cheryl Moretz
  • Franklin School[9] (1-5; 381)
    • Principal: Felix Gil
  • Jefferson School[10] (1-5; 234)
    • Principal: Ron Poles
  • Lincoln-Hubbard School[11] (1-5; 332)
    • Principal: Matthew Carlin
  • Washington School[12] (1-5; 317)
    • Principal: Lauren Banker
Middle school
  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School[13] (6-8; 1,041)
    • Principal: Matthew Block
    • Assistant Principals: Nicholas Grimshaw and Carly Johnson
High school
  • Summit High School[14] (9-12; 1,118)
    • Principal: Paul W. Sears
    • Assistant Principals: Stacy Grimaldi and Michael Lapotasky

Administration[edit]

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

  • June Chang, Superintendent
  • Louis Pepe, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Summit School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 9, 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 March 9, 2015.
  4. ^ School Data for the Summit Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Summit Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  6. ^ Jefferson Primary Center, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  7. ^ Wilson Primary Center, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  8. ^ Brayton School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  9. ^ Franklin School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  10. ^ Jefferson School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  11. ^ Lincoln-Hubbard School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  12. ^ Washington School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  13. ^ Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  14. ^ Summit High School, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  15. ^ Administrative Offices, Summit Public Schools. Accessed March 9, 2015.
  16. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Union County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 9, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°42′47″N 74°21′39″W / 40.713157°N 74.360746°W / 40.713157; -74.360746