Denville Township School District

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Denville Township School District
400 Morris Avenue
Denville, NJ 07834
District information
GradesPre-K to 8
SuperintendentSteven Forte
Business administratorDamaris Gurowsky
Schools3
Students and staff
Enrollment1,817 (as of 2011-12)[1]
Faculty138.9 FTEs[1]
Student-teacher ratio13.08:1[1]
Other information
District Factor GroupI
Websitewww.denville.org
Ind. Per pupil District
spending
Rank
(*)
K-8
average
%± vs.
average
1ATotal Spending$16,95636$18,891−10.2%
1Budgetary Cost14,1494114,159−0.1%
2Classroom Instruction9,027608,6594.2%
6Support Services2,273542,1674.9%
8Administrative Cost1,330181,547−14.0%
10Operations & Maintenance1,249171,612−22.5%
13Extracurricular Activities10349104−1.0%
16Median Teacher Salary56,0941661,136
Data from NJDoE 2014 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.[2]
*Of K-8 districts with more than 750 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=84

The Denville Township School District is a comprehensive public school district serving students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade from Denville Township, in Morris County, New Jersey, United States in two elementary schools and a middle school.

As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's three schools had an enrollment of 1,817 students and 138.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.08:1.[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]

Students in public school for ninth through twelfth grades attend Morris Knolls High School, which is located in Denville, but has a Rockaway address, along with most students from Rockaway Township.[4] The high school is part of the Morris Hills Regional High School District, which also serves the residential communities of Rockaway Borough and Wharton.[5] As of the 2014-15 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,583 students and 142.7 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.1:1.[6]

Schools[edit]

Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[7]) are:[8][9]

Elementary schools (K-5)
  • Lakeview Elementary School[10] (grades PreK-5; 709 students)
  • Riverview Elementary School[11] (K-5; 431)
Middle school (6-8)
  • Valleyview Middle School[12] (6-8; 677)

Administration[edit]

Core members of the district's administration are:[13][14]

  • Steven Forte, Superintendent
  • Damaris Gurowsky, Business Administrator / Board Secretary

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d District information for Denville Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 10, 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 10, 2014.
  4. ^ Program of Studies 2017-2018 - About Our School District, Morris Hills Regional District. Accessed January 2, 2017. "MORRIS KNOLLS HIGH SCHOOL receives students from Denville, all of Rockaway Township with the exception of White Meadow Lake and the area described above in the southern part of Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough south of Route #46 with the exception of the area of Rockaway Road and the Trailer Park behind the Boro Plaza (west of the railroad track) south of Route #46."
  5. ^ Morris Hills Regional High School District 2015 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed July 11, 2016. "Our schools' success is directly attributed to the support we receive from the residents of Denville, Rockaway Borough, Rockaway Township and Wharton - people who care about their children and who value education."
  6. ^ School data for Morris Knolls High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 12, 2016.
  7. ^ School Data for the Denville Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 10, 2014.
  8. ^ Schools Archived 2014-09-07 at the Wayback Machine, Denville Township School District. Accessed September 10, 2014.
  9. ^ New Jersey School Directory for the Denville Township School District, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.
  10. ^ Lakeview Elementary School Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine, Denville Township School District. Accessed September 10, 2014.
  11. ^ Riverview Elementary School Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine, Denville Township School District. Accessed September 10, 2014.
  12. ^ Valleyview Middle School Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine, Denville Township School District. Accessed September 10, 2014.
  13. ^ District Administrators Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine, Denville Township Schools. Accessed September 10, 2014.
  14. ^ New Jersey School Directory for Morris County, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 29, 2016.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°51′55″N 74°31′32″W / 40.865394°N 74.525497°W / 40.865394; -74.525497