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Lopatcong Township School District

Lopatcong Township School District
Type and location
Grades K-8
Address 321 Stonehenge Drive
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
District information
Superintendent Rainie Roncoroni
Business administrator Bill Bauer
Asst. Superintendent(s) Template:If empty
Schools 2
Students and staff
Enrollment Template:If empty
Faculty 76.0 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio 11.45:1
Other information
District Factor Group DE
Website www.lopatcongschool.org
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1ATotal Spending$14,3407$18,891Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
1Budgetary Cost11,9191514,159Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
2Classroom Instruction7,736218,659Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
6Support Services1,28542,167Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
8Administrative Cost1,323171,547Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
10Operations & Maintenance1,515421,612Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
13Extracurricular Activities5211104Lua error in Module:Decimals at line 27: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value).%
16Median Teacher Salary63,9406061,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with more than 750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=84
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The Lopatcong Township School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade from Lopatcong Township, in Warren County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2012-13 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 870 students and 76.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.45:1.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "DE", the fifth-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]

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Phillipsburg High School in Phillipsburg as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Phillipsburg School District. The high school also serves students from four other sending communities: Alpha, Bloomsbury (in Hunterdon County), Greenwich Township and Pohatcong Township.[4][5][6] The site of the new Phillipsburg High School, which began construction in January 2014, is in Lopatcong's borders. The three-story, Script error: No such module "convert". building, with more than double the floor space of the existing high school, is planned for completion for the 2016-17 school year.[7]

Schools

Schools in the district (with 2012-13 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[8]) are:[9]

Elementary school
  • Lopatcong Elementary School (PreK-4; 476 students)
    • Noelle Kondikoff, Principal[10]
Middle school
  • Lopatcong Middle School (5-8; 394 students)
    • Jeanene Dutt, Principal[10]

Before the Middle School opened in 2003, students would attend the Elementary School through eighth grade.

Administration

Core members of the district's administration are:[10][11]

  • Rainie Roncoroni, Superintendent
  • Bill Bauer, Business Administrator

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 District information for Lopatcong Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 7, 2015.
  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 March 7, 2015.
  4. 2014 Official Directory, Warren County, New Jersey. Accessed March 7, 2015.
  5. Phillipsburg High School 2013 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 7, 2015. "Sending districts to Phillipsburg High School include Lopatcong Township, Pohatcong Township, Greenwich Township, Bloomsbury, and Alpha."
  6. Central Student Registration Information, Phillipsburg School District. Accessed March 7, 2015. "Sending District Students: Students that reside in Alpha, Bloomsbury, Greenwich, Lopatcong, and Pohatcong send students in grades 9 - 12 to Phillipsburg High School."
  7. Peters, Sarah. "New Phillipsburg High School beginning to take shape in Lopatcong Township", The Express-Times, July 7, 2014. Accessed March 7, 2015. "The new Phillipsburg High School is starting to take shape atop a steep hillside off Belvidere Road in Lopatcong Township.... Five school board members and at least four administrators embarked on the tour of the property scheduled to open during the 2016-2017 academic year."
  8. Data for the Lopatcong Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed March 7, 2015.
  9. New Jersey School Directory for the Lopatcong Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 7, 2015.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Staff Directory 2014-2015, Lopatcong Township School District. Accessed March 7, 2015.
  11. New Jersey School Directory for Warren County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 7, 2015.

External links

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