The Dunellen Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade from Dunellen, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States.As of the 2017–18 school year, the district, comprised of three schools, had an enrollment of 1,226 students and 98.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.4:1.The district is classified by the New Jersey Department of Education as being in District Factor Group "FG", the fourth-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.
Awards and recognition
Lincoln Middle School was recognized by Governor Jim McGreevey in 2003 as one of 25 schools selected statewide for the First Annual Governor's School of Excellence award.
Schools in the district (with 2017–18 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are:
Elementary schoolJohn P. Faber School with 591 students in grades PreK-5
Gary Lubisco Jr. Principal
Brendan Tennant, Vice PrincipalMiddle schoolLincoln Middle School with 246 students in grades 6-8
Robert Altmire, PrincipalHigh schoolDunellen High School with 372 students in grades 9-12
Paul Lynch, Principal
Cuyler Tobin, Vice Principal
Core members of the district's administration are:
Gene Mosley, Superintendent
Johnny Rosa, Business Administrator / Board Secretary
Board of education
The district's board of education, comprised of nine members, sets policy and oversees the fiscal and educational operation of the district through its administration. As a Type II school district, the board's trustees are elected directly by voters to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with three seats up for election each year held (since 2012) as part of the November general election. The board appoints a superintendent to oversee the day-to-day operation of the district.