Medford Lakes School District


Medford Lakes School District
Medford Lakes School District
Superintendent: Dr. James Lynch
Business Administrator: Karen Gfroehrer
Address: Nokomis School
Medford Lakes, NJ 08055
Grade Range: K-8
School facilities: 2
Enrollment: 557 (as of 2009-10)[1]
Faculty (in FTEs): 42
Student–teacher ratio: 13.26
District Factor Group: I
Web site: http://www.medford-lakes.k12.nj.us
Ind. Per Pupil District
Spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
Average
 %± vs.
Average
1 Comparative Cost $11,009 10 $12,420 -11.4%
2 Classroom Instruction 6,854 13 7,588 -9.7%
6 Support Services 1,463 19 1,771 -17.4%
8 Administrative Cost 1,320 11 1,411 -6.4%
10 Operations & Maintenance 1,235 18 1,462 -15.5%
13 Extracurricular Activities 136 38 97 40.2%
16 Median Teacher Salary 50,212 14 54,453
Data from NJDoE 2009 Comparative Spending Guide.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with 401-750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=64

The Medford Lakes School District is a community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Medford Lakes, in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2009-10 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 557 students and 42 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.26.[1]

The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "I", the second 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 from Medford Lakes in grades 9-12 attend Shawnee High School, located in Medford Township.[4] Shawnee is part of the Lenape Regional High School District, a regional high school district in Burlington County, New Jersey that serves the eight municipalities of Evesham Township, Medford Lakes, Medford Township, Mount Laurel Township, Shamong Township, Southampton Township, Tabernacle Township and Woodland Township.[5]

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Awards and recognition

For the 2005-06 school year, the district was recognized with the "Best Practices Award" by the New Jersey Department of Education for its "Destination America" Social Studies program at Neeta Elementary School.[6]

Schools

Schools in the district (with 2009-10 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:

  • Nokomis School with 201 students in Pre-K to 2nd grade
    • Carole Ramage, Principal
  • Neeta School with 355 students in grades 3-8
    • Carole Ramage, Principal

Administration

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

  • Dr. James Lynch, Superintendent
  • Karen Gfroehrer, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References

  1. ^ a b District information for the Medford Lakes Borough School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 24, 2011.
  2. ^ Comparative Spending Guide March 2009, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed October 28, 2009.
  3. ^ NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 8, 2009.
  4. ^ Shawnee High School 2010 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 24, 2011. "Attendance Area: Medford Township and Medford Lakes Borough"
  5. ^ Lenape Regional High School District 2010 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed May 24, 2011. "The Lenape Regional High School District serves the eight municipalities of Evesham, Medford, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle and Woodland Townships and Medford Lakes Borough."
  6. ^ New Jersey Department of Education Best Practices Award recipient for 2005-06, accessed October 23, 2006
  7. ^ Data for the Medford Lakes Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed May 24, 2011.
  8. ^ Administration, Medford Lakes School District. Accessed May 24, 2011.
  9. ^ Burlington County School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 5, 2009.

External links

Coordinates: 39°51′54″N 74°49′06″W / 39.865096°N 74.818431°W / 39.865096; -74.818431


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