August 4, 2014 | Number of The Day

In 2013-14, there were 144 school districts in New Jersey made up of a single school, according to the Office of the State Auditor. The report on school administrative spending statewide found these districts spent $63.5 million combined on administration. Still, that was a small fraction of the $1.55 billion spent on school administration statewide. Ninety distrcits had either a superintendent or principal, and 18 with both a superintendent and principal.

We’re in this together
For a better-informed future. Support our nonprofit newsroom.
Donate to NJ Spotlight