| pre-K to 12|
2,356 (as of 2011-12)
| Walt Whitaker|
| Andrew Eubanks (interim)|
The Buena Regional School District is a comprehensive regional public school district serving students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade from three communities in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Municipalities served by the district are Buena Borough and Buena Vista Township. Students from Newfield, a non-operating school district, attend the district's schools for K-12 as part of a sending/receiving relationship. Students are sent to the district's high school for grades 9 - 12 from both Estell Manor City and Weymouth Township as part of sending/receiving relationships with the respective school districts.
As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's six schools had an enrollment of 2,356 students and 163.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.45:1.
The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "A", the lowest 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.
Buena Regional School District Wikipedia
Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are:Elementary schools
Collings Lakes Elementary School (now grades PreK-3, was K-5; 261 students)
Daniel J. Benedetto - Principal
John C. Milanesi Elementary School (now PreK-3, was PreK-5, 447)
Anna Bettini - Principal
Dr. J.P. Cleary Elementary School (opened in September 2012 for grades 4-5)
Dr. Shelly Ward Richards - Principal
Buena Regional Middle School (507; 6-8)
Karen M. Santoro - Principal
Richard Lawrence - Vice Principal
Buena Regional High School (814; 9-12)
Moses White - Principal
Michael E. Mattina - Vice Principal
Core members of the district's administration are:Walter Whitaker, Superintendent
Andrew Eubanks, Interim Business Administrator / Board Secretary