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Buena Regional School District

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Grades  pre-K to 12
Enrollment  2,356 (as of 2011-12)
District Factor Group  A
Schools  6
Superintendent  Walt Whitaker
Student-teacher ratio  14.45:1
Number of students  2,356
Faculty  163
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Business administrator  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.


Map of Buena Regional School District, NJ, USA

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.


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
  • Middle school
  • Buena Regional Middle School (507; 6-8)
  • Karen M. Santoro - Principal
  • Richard Lawrence - Vice Principal
  • High school
  • Buena Regional High School (814; 9-12)
  • Moses White - Principal
  • Michael E. Mattina - Vice Principal
  • Administration

    Core members of the district's administration are:

  • Walter Whitaker, Superintendent
  • Andrew Eubanks, Interim Business Administrator / Board Secretary
  • References

    Buena Regional School District Wikipedia

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