Metuchen School District
|Metuchen School District|
|Business Administrator:||Michael Harvier|
|Address:||16 Simpson Place
Metuchen, NJ 08840
|Enrollment:||2,032 (as of 2007-08)|
|Faculty (in FTEs):||132.0|
|District Factor Group:||I|
| %± vs.
|10||Operations & Maintenance||1,494||37||1,674||-10.8%|
|16||Median Teacher Salary||68,639||66||57,597|
|Data from NJDoE 2009 Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending.
*Of K-12 districts with 1,801-3,500 students. Lowest spending=1; Highest=70
The Metuchen School District is a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Metuchen, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.
The Metuchen Adult School offers community education programs for adults and children.
The Metuchen Board of Education is made up of nine elected members who serve three-year termson a staggered basis, with three members of the Board selected by the voters each year.
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.
Awards and recognition
NAMM named the district in its 2008 survey of the "Best Communities for Music Education", which included 110 school districts nationwide. The district was also included in NAMM's 2009 survey of the "Best Communities for Music Education", which included 124 school districts nationwide.
- Elementary Schools
- Middle School
- Edgar Middle School (5-8; 609)
- High School
- Metuchen High School for grades 9-12 (642)
- Theresa J. Pollifrone-Sinatra, Superintendent
- Michael A. Harvier, Business Administrator / Board Secretary
- District information for the Metuchen School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 5, 2009.
- Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending April 2013, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed April 15, 2013.
- NJ Department of Education District Factor Groups (DFG) for School Districts, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed December 8, 2009.
- "NAMM Foundation Names the 'Best Communities for Music Education'", NAMM, April 30, 2008. Accessed November 13, 2009.
- "Nationwide Survey Finds the 'Best Communities for Music Education' in U.S.", NAMM, April 16, 2009. Accessed November 13, 2009.
- Data for the Metuchen School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed November 15, 2009.
- Administration, Metuchen School District. Accessed August 21, 2008.
- Middlesex County School Directory, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed November 5, 2009.
- Metuchen School District
- Metuchen School District's 2010–11 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- Data for the Metuchen School District, National Center for Education Statistics