Wall Township Public Schools

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Wall Township Public Schools
18th Avenue
Wall, NJ 07719
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Cheryl Dyer
Business administrator Brian Smyth
Schools 7
Students and staff
Enrollment 3,923 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 322.5 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.16:1
Other information
District Factor Group GH
Website http://www.wall.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $18,657 57 $18,891 -1.2%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,723 58 14,783 -0.4%
2 Classroom Instruction 8,819 56 8,763 0.6%
6 Support Services 2,104 42 2,392 -12.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,554 70 1,485 4.6%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,786 66 1,783 0.2%
13 Extracurricular Activities 328 83 268 22.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 59,300 23 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 Wall Township Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade from Wall Township, in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's seven schools had an enrollment of 3,923 students and 322.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.16:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "GH", the third-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][6]

Special education
  • Wall Primary School for the district's preschool disabled children[7] (50 students)
    • Carol Duffy, Principal
Elementary schools
  • Allenwood Elementary School[8] (401)
    • William Carson, Principal
  • Central Elementary School[9] (529)
    • Tiffany Steiner, Acting Principal
  • Old Mill Elementary School[10] (455)
    • Eric Laughlin, Principal
  • West Belmar Elementary School[11] (231)
    • Anthony Abeal, Principal
Middle school
  • Wall Intermediate School[12] (1,029) for grades 6–8
    • Erin Embon, Principal
    • John Higham, Assistant Principal
    • Kristen Scott, Acting Assistant Principal
High school
  • Wall High School[13] (1,228) for grades 9–12
    • Rosaleen Sirchio, Principal
    • Michael Mendes, Assistant Principal
    • Robert Paneque, Assistant Principal

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[6][14]

  • Cheryl Dyer, Superintendent
  • Brian Smyth, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

Board of Education[edit]

As of 2016, members of the Board of Education are President Eric Brophy (term ends 2020), Vice President Allison Connolly (2018), Ralph Addonizio (2020), Ernest Bongiovanni (2019), Jeff Seidel (2018) appointed to fill the seat of Jim Johnson (2018) who resigned October 2016, Robin Lynch (2018), Michael McArthur (2019), Colin Nash (2017, serving the unexpired term of Timothy Farrell who was elected to the Wall Township Committee) and Robin Zawodniak (2019).[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Wall Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  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 15, 2014.
  4. ^ School Data for the Wall Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  5. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Wall Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  6. ^ a b District Contacts, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed March 23, 2015.
  7. ^ Wall Primary School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  8. ^ Allenwood Elementary School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  9. ^ Central Elementary School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  10. ^ Old Mill Elementary School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  11. ^ West Belmar Elementary School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  12. ^ Wall Intermediate School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  13. ^ Wall High School, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 15, 2014.
  15. ^ Board of Education, Wall Township Public Schools. Accessed March 22, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°10′16″N 74°01′11″W / 40.17123°N 74.019604°W / 40.17123; -74.019604