Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District

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Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District
135 East Avenue
Woodstown, NJ 08098
District information
Grades K-12
Superintendent Thomas Coleman
Business administrator Harold O'Neill, Jr
Schools 3
Students and staff
Enrollment 1,656 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty 135.5 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 12.22:1
Other information
District Factor Group FG
Website http://www.woodstown.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-12
average
 %± vs.
average
1A Total Spending $14,661 1 $18,891 -22.4%
1 Budgetary Cost 13,114 14 14,783 -11.3%
2 Classroom Instruction 7,646 17 8,763 -12.7%
6 Support Services 1,844 14 2,392 -22.9%
8 Administrative Cost 1,734 31 1,485 16.8%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,497 20 1,783 -16.0%
13 Extracurricular Activities 379 15 268 41.4%
16 Median Teacher Salary 56,626 15 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 Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District is a comprehensive regional public school district serving students in 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 2011-12 school year, the district's three schools had an enrollment of 1,656 students and 135.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.22:1.[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 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[6]) are:[7][8] Students from neighboring Alloway Township, Oldmans Township and Upper Pittsgrove Township attend the high school as part of sending/receiving relationships.

Elementary school
  • Early Childhood Learning Center[9] / Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School[10] for grades PreK-4 (502 students)
    • Diane Cioffi - Principal[11]
Middle school
  • Woodstown Middle School[12] for grades 5-8 (451)
    • Christopher M. Snyder - Principal[13]
High school

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[16][17]

  • Thomas Coleman, Superintendent
  • Frank Rizzo, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b District information for Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  2. ^ Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed June 5, 2016. "It is my pleasure to present to you the 2014-2015 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."
  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 September 21, 2014.
  7. ^ About the District, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 21, 2014. "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 September 21, 2014.
  9. ^ Early Childhood Learning Center, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  10. ^ Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  11. ^ Administrative Staff, Mary S. Shoemaker Elementary School. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  12. ^ Woodstown Middle School, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  13. ^ Administrative Directory, Woodstown Middle School. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  14. ^ Woodstown High School, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  15. ^ a b Administrative Directory, Woodstown High School. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  16. ^ District Administrators, Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional School District. Accessed September 21, 2014.
  17. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Salem County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed September 21, 2014.

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