Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District

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Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District
135 East Avenue
Woodstown, NJ 08098
District information
Grades PreK-12
Superintendent Virginia Grossman
Business administrator Rose Chin
Schools 4
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,280 (as of 2014-15)[1]
Faculty 139.9 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio 9.1:1[1]
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website http://www.woodstown.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$14,6611$18,891-22.4%
1Budgetary Cost13,1141414,783-11.3%
2Classroom Instruction7,646178,763-12.7%
6Support Services1,844142,392-22.9%
8Administrative Cost1,734311,48516.8%
10Operations & Maintenance1,497201,783-16.0%
13Extracurricular Activities3791526841.4%
16Median Teacher Salary56,6261564,043
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 Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District is a comprehensive regional public school district serving students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade form five communities in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. The district serves over 1,700 students from Woodstown and Pilesgrove Township for K-12, along with students from neighboring Alloway Township, Oldmans Township and Upper Pittsgrove Township who attend the district's high school as part of sending/receiving relationships.[3] A majority of public school students in grades 9-12 from Oldmans Township attend Penns Grove High School as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District, with the balance attending Woodstown High School.[4]

As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its four schools had an enrollment of 1,280 students and 139.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.1:1.[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.[5]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2014-15 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7][8]

Elementary schools
  • William Roper Early Childhood Learning Center[9] (142 students in PreK-K)
    • Diane Cioffi, Principal[10]
  • Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School[11] (415; 1-5)
    • Diane Cioffi, Principal[10]
Middle school
  • Woodstown Middle School[12] (294; 6-8)
    • Allison Pessolano, Principal[10]
High school

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional 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. ^ Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District 2016 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 9, 2017. "It is my pleasure to present to you the 2015-2016 New Jersey School Report Card for the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. This School Report Card provides the school district’s constituents with information concerning the district’s programs, including test scores, attendance data of students and staff, financial details, and other specifics which together form a comprehensive review of our school district’s offerings to the Woodstown-Pilesgrove community as well as the high school sending districts of Alloway, Oldmans, and Upper Pittsgrove. Leadership and oversight of the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District begins with the Board of Education."
  4. ^ Bumpus, Robert L. "Salem County Report on Consolidation and Regionalization", Office of the Executive County Superintendent of Salem County, March 15, 2010, available at the website of the Asbury Park Press. Accessed July 5, 2011. "A contiguous elementary district, Oldmans Township, sends its students primarily to Penns Grove High School and a smaller number of students to Woodstown High School."
  5. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  6. ^ School Data for the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 7, 2016.
  7. ^ About the District, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed August 9, 2017. "Located in Salem County, the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District consists of four schools: Early Childhood Learning Center (grades Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten), Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School (grades 1 through 5), Woodstown Middle School (grades 6 through 8), and Woodstown High School (grades 9 through 12). All four schools serve the residents of the Borough of Woodstown and Township of Pilesgrove. In addition, the high school receives students from Alloway and Upper Pittsgrove Townships as well as a portion of Oldmans Township."
  8. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  9. ^ William Roper Early Childhood Learning Center, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed August 9, 2017.
  10. ^ a b c d Administrators, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 1, 2018.
  11. ^ Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed August 9, 2017.
  12. ^ Woodstown Middle School, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed August 9, 2017.
  13. ^ Woodstown High School, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed August 9, 2017.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°39′06″N 75°19′19″W / 39.651645°N 75.321863°W / 39.651645; -75.321863