Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Fair Lawn School District spends just over $17,000 per student annually.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Modified from NJ Spotlight: Fair Lawn spent 5.5 percent less per student on education and other costs related to running a school district last year, but it was still slightly more than the typical New Jersey school district spends -- $17,079 compared to about $16,6000 for the average district. Like Fair Lawn, most districts spent less per pupil in 2010-11 than in 2009-10, in part because of tough state-imposed spending caps and aid, according to data from the 2010-11 New Jersey School Report Card issued earlier this month by the state Department of Education. The state this year changed the way it reported total per-pupil spending to include items not previously calculated, including employee pension contributions. State officials say …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Missed any of this week's news? It's all right here.
Monday, June 4 Not only are a growing number of Fair Lawn High School students taking the SAT, their average scores on the test are increasing, according to this year's annual state School Report Card. Fair Lawn police detective David Boone was installed Sunday as the new senior pastor at Van Riper Ellis Broadway Baptist Church. Tuesday, June 5 This year's annual state School Report Card finds that Fair Lawn School District has had fewer administrators per student than the New Jersey average for at least the past three years. High School faculty members ran through fire, swam through ice and wriggled under barbed wire to conquer grueling special forces obstacle course. Wednesday, June 6 The high school musical, "Nine," directed by John …
Monday, June 4, 2012
This week Patch takes a look at a number of district educational trends revealed in the Department of Education’s annual Report Card, released May 31.
Not only are a growing number of Fair Lawn High School students taking the SAT, their average scores on the test are increasing, according to this year's annual state School Report Card. Released Thursday, the School Report Card provides a district-by-district overview of public school performance across the state, with information on student demographics and performance, staff information and district financial data for the 2010-2011 school year. More than 90 percent of Fair Lawn High School students took the SAT last year, an increase of 14 percentage points from just two years prior. The increase outpaces that seen across public high schools in the state and within Fair Lawn's own district factor group (DFG), both of which have seen SAT…