NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private New Jersey schools, but understands that choosing the right New Jersey neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent New Jersey school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT New Jersey SCHOOLS
New Jersey schools boast a total statewide student population of 1,342,447 attending 2,432 schools in 642 public school districts and 1,004 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but New Jersey public schools spend an average of $11,706 per student each year. That ranks New Jersey schools number 3 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. New Jersey public schools average a student teacher ratio of 13:1. New Jersey private schools average 5:1. Also, high schools in New Jersey average a student body population of 932, while New Jersey middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 533 and 419 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.