Bradley Beach School District

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Bradley Beach School District
515 Brinley Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ 07720
District information
SuperintendentJoseph G. Majka
Business administratorDavid Tonzola
Students and staff
Enrollment272 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty28.8 FTEs
Student-teacher ratio9.44:1
Other information
District Factor GroupCD
Ind. Per pupil District
%± vs.
1ATotal Spending$20,09945$18,8916.4%
1Budgetary Cost16,4874714,15916.4%
2Classroom Instruction10,365508,65919.7%
6Support Services2,357332,1678.8%
8Administrative Cost1,582311,5472.3%
10Operations & Maintenance1,879441,61216.6%
13Extracurricular Activities26454104153.8%
16Median Teacher Salary56,2432461,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with up to 400 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=71

The Bradley Beach School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Bradley Beach in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's one school had an enrollment of 272 students and 28.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 9.44:1.[1]

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

For public school students in ninth through twelfth grades, the school district maintains sending/receiving relationships with the Asbury Park Public Schools and Neptune Township Schools under which the overwhelming majority of Bradley Beach students are sent to Asbury Park High School and the other 7% are sent to Neptune High School.[4][5] An application program with Red Bank Regional High School or the schools in the Monmouth County Vocational School District are alternatives available for students from the borough attending public high school.[6]


Bradley Beach Elementary School served an enrollment of 272 students in the 2011-12 school year.[7] The professional teaching staff includes 40 certified teachers and six paraprofessionals, with the operation of the district and school overseen by a Business Administrator, an Assistant Principal and a Superintendent / Principal.[8]


Core members of the district's administration are:[9][10]

  • Joseph G. Majka, Principal / Superintendent
  • David Tonzola, Business Administrator / Board Secretary


  1. ^ a b District information for Bradley Beach School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 18, 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 September 18, 2014.
  4. ^ Bradley Beach Board of Education Policy 5120.1 HIGH SCHOOL ASSIGNMENTS, Bradley Beach School District. Accessed September 18, 2014. "The 93% Asbury Park High School and 7% Neptune High School attendance shall be based upon: (a.) The number of students in Grade 8 at Bradley Beach School on March 1 of each year, plus (b.) The number of Bradley Beach students attending other elementary schools."
  5. ^ Mullen, Shannon; Shields, Nancy; and Matheson, Kathy. "Crime, school solutions costly as city seeks rebirth; High school improving, but not enough, many say", Asbury Park Press, January 27, 2005. Accessed September 18, 2014. "It was the day of the charter school's annual lottery, when names of applicants are drawn at random to fill the last remaining slots in next fall's freshman class. Academy Charter, now in its seventh year, is free to students in Asbury Park and the seven nearby towns that are sending districts for Asbury Park High School: Allenhurst, Avon, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Interlaken and Lake Como, formerly South Belmar."
  6. ^ Harris, Courtenay. "Personal attention is district's specialty", Asbury Park Press, March 29, 2000. Accessed September 18, 2014. "Several parents interviewed said they are uneasy about the fact that 98 percent of graduating eighth-graders have to go to Asbury Park High School, unless they get into a specialty school run by the Monmouth County Vocational School District. About 2 percent are allowed to go to Neptune High School."
  7. ^ School Data for the Bradley Beach Elementary School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 18, 2014.
  8. ^ Profile, Bradley Beach School District. Accessed September 18, 2014.
  9. ^ Administration and Staff Directory, Bradley Beach School District. Accessed September 18, 2014.
  10. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Monmouth County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

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Coordinates: 40°12′09″N 74°00′53″W / 40.202426°N 74.014842°W / 40.202426; -74.014842