Wildwood Public School District

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Wildwood Public School District
4300 Pacific Avenue
Wildwood, NJ 08260
District information
Grades PreK-12
Superintendent John K. Kummings
Business administrator Martha Jamison
Schools 3
Students and staff
Enrollment 851 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 94.3 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 9.0:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group A
Website http://www.wildwooddistrict.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $23,862 47 $18,891 26.3%
1 Budgetary Cost 17,626 44 14,783 19.2%
2 Classroom Instruction 10,383 45 8,763 18.5%
6 Support Services 2,847 42 2,392 19.0%
8 Administrative Cost 1,841 37 1,485 24.0%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,887 39 1,783 5.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 667 44 268 148.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 70,783 45 64,043
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-12 districts with up to 1,800 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=49

The Wildwood Public School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade from Wildwood, in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its three schools had an enrollment of 851 students and 94.3 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.0:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "A", the lowest 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 from West Wildwood, a non-operating school district, attend the district's schools for grades K-12 as part of a sending/receiving relationship.[4] For ninth through twelfth grades, students from North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest attend Wildwood High School as part of sending/receiving relationships.[5]

Schools[edit]

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

Elementary school
  • Glenwood Elementary School[8] (PreK-5; 462 students)
    • Christel Pond, Principal
Middle school
  • Wildwood Middle School[9] (6-8; 156 students)
    • Phillip Schaffer, Principal
    • Mary Beth Clevenger, Assistant Principal
High school
  • Wildwood High School[10] (9-12; 252 students)
    • Phillip Schaffer, Principal
    • Mary Beth Clevenger, Assistant Principal
    • Travis LaFerriere, Assistant Principal / Athletic Director

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[11]

  • John K. Kummings, Superintendent[12]
  • Martha Jamison, Business Administrator / Board Secretary[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Wildwood City 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 13, 2014.
  4. ^ D'Amico, Diane. "N.J. eliminates 13 non-operating school districts, including Shiloh; Corbin City, Longport closings expected to be part of next round", The Press of Atlantic City, July 2, 2009. Accessed May 9, 2017. "She said the remaining 13 non-operating districts, which include Corbin City and Longport in Atlantic County, Cape May Point and West Wildwood in Cape May County, and Newfield in Gloucester County, have additional issues that must still be addressed."
  5. ^ Wildwood City School District 2016 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 9, 2017. "Students from North Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, and West Wildwood, join students from Wildwood at Wildwood High School."
  6. ^ School Data for the Wildwood Public School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 9, 2016.
  7. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Wildwood Public School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  8. ^ Glenwood Elementary School, Wildwood School District. Accessed May 9, 2017.
  9. ^ Wildwood Middle School, Wildwood School District. Accessed May 9, 2017.
  10. ^ Wildwood High School, Wildwood School District. Accessed May 9, 2017.
  11. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Cape May County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  12. ^ Superintendent, Wildwood City School District. Accessed May 9, 2017.
  13. ^ Current Board of Education, Wildwood City School District. Accessed May 9, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 38°59′08″N 74°49′09″W / 38.985653°N 74.819157°W / 38.985653; -74.819157