Woodbury Heights School District

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Woodbury Heights School District
100 Academy Avenue
Woodbury Heights, New Jersey 08097
District information
Grades K-6
Superintendent Janis Gansert
Business administrator Scott Henry
Schools 1
Students and staff
Enrollment 216 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 18.9 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 11.43:1
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website http://www.woodburyhtselem.com
Ind. Per pupil District
 %± vs.
1A Total Spending $16,087 15 $18,891 -14.8%
1 Budgetary Cost 14,333 32 13,649 5.0%
2 Classroom Instruction 9,350 34 8,366 11.8%
6 Support Services 2,073 25 2,161 -4.1%
8 Administrative Cost 1,677 35 1,467 14.3%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,182 7 1,552 -23.8%
13 Extracurricular Activities 53 27 39 35.9%
16 Median Teacher Salary 55,224 21 57,437
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-6 districts with any number of students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=59

The Woodbury Heights School District is a community public school district that serves students in preschool through sixth grade from Woodbury Heights, in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's one school had an enrollment of 216 students and 18.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.43:1.[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 the lowest socioeconomic status to the highest, the categories are A, B, CD, DE, FG, GH, I and J.[3]

For seventh through twelfth grade, public school students attend Gateway Regional High School, a regional public high school established in 1964 that serves students from the boroughs of National Park, Wenonah, Westville and Woodbury Heights, as part of the Gateway Regional High School District.[4][5] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 961 students and 81.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.9:1.[6]


Woodbury Heights Elementary School served 216 students as of the 2011-12 school year.[7]


Core members of the district's administration are:[8][9]

  • Janis Gansert, Chief School Administrator
  • Scott Henry, Business Administrator / Board Secretary


  1. ^ a b District information for Woodbury Heights School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 5, 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 November 5, 2014.
  4. ^ Gateway Regional High School District 2015 School Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 8, 2016. "Gateway Regional High School is a one school district located in Woodbury Heights, NJ. It serves students in grades 7-12 from the municipalities of National Park, Wenonah, Westville, and Woodbury Heights."
  5. ^ Shryock, Bob. "Plans are in the works for Gateway's 50th anniversary", Gloucester County Times, March 22, 2012. Accessed June 8, 2016. "The 50-year milestone is based on Gateway opening in the fall of 2014 [sic] when four sending districts (Woodbury Heights, Westville, National Park and Wenonah) split from Woodbury and sent seventh, eighth and ninth graders to the new school on Egg Harbor Road in Woodbury Heights."
  6. ^ School data for Gateway Regional High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  7. ^ School Data for the Woodbury Heights Elementary School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 5, 2014.
  8. ^ Contact Us, Woodbury Heights Elementary School. Accessed November 5, 2014.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Gloucester County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 5, 2014.

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Coordinates: 39°48′59″N 75°09′00″W / 39.816449°N 75.150112°W / 39.816449; -75.150112