Ventnor City School District is a community public school district that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade from Ventnor City, in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. The school's motto is VECC: We Think Achievement.
As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 905 students and 76.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.83:1.
The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "B", the second 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.
Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades, along with those from Brigantine, Longport and Margate City, attend Atlantic City High School in neighboring Atlantic City, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Atlantic City School District that has existed since 1920. As of the 2013-14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 2,005 students and 196.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 10.2:1. The Ventnor district has considered options for an alternative high school sending relationship.
The Ventnor City School District operates two schools for PreK-8 within the Ventnor Educational Community Complex. Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are:Ventnor Elementary School with 501 students in grades PreK-5
Principal - Carmela Somershoe
Ventnor Middle School with 404 students in grades 6-8
Principal - Rob Baker
The original school was built in 1970, with renovations in 1974, 1997 and 2001.
Core members of the district's administration include:Eileen Johnson, Superintendent
Terri Nowotny, Business Administrator / Board Secretary