The Brigantine Public Schools
is a community public school district
that serves students in kindergarten through eighth grade from Brigantine
, in Atlantic County
, New Jersey
, United States. The district is governed by the Brigantine Board of Education and operates as a Type 1 school district. The School Board consists of seven members who are appointed to three-year terms by the Mayor, the Council and the City Manager on a staggered basis.
As of the 2009-10 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 819 students and 71.00 classroom teachers (on an FTE
basis), for a student–teacher ratio
of 11.54., National Center for Education Statistics
. Accessed February 4, 2011.
The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education
as being in District Factor Group
"CD", the sixth highest 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., New Jersey Department of Education
. Accessed October 27, 2009.
Students in public school for grades 9-12, along with those from Longport
, Margate City
and Ventnor City
, attend Atlantic City High School
in neighboring Atlantic City
, as part of sending/receiving relationships
with the Atlantic......