2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:7E-3 - Report card information.
18A:7E-3 Report card information.
3.Report cards issued pursuant to section 2 of this act shall include, but not be limited to, the following information for:
a.the school district and for each school within the district, as appropriate:
(1)results of the elementary assessment programs;
(2)results of the Early Warning Test;
(3)results of the High School Proficiency Test;
(4)daily attendance records for students and professional staff;
(5)student graduation and dropout rates;
(6)annual student scores on the Scholastic Aptitude Test;
(7)total student enrollment, percentage of limited English proficient students, percentage of students in advanced placement courses, and any other school characteristics which the commissioner deems appropriate;
(8)instructional resources including teacher/student ratio, average class size and amount of instructional time per day, as calculated by formulas specified by the commissioner;
(9)a written narrative by the school principal or a designee which describes any special achievements, events, problems or initiatives of the school or district; and
(10) data identifying the number and nature of all reports of harassment, intimidation, or bullying; and
b.the school district, as appropriate:
(1)per pupil expenditures and State aid ratio;
(2)percent of budget allocated for salaries and benefits of administrative personnel;
(3)percent of budget allocated for salaries and benefits of teachers;
(4)percentage increase over the previous year for salaries and benefits of administrative and instructional personnel;
(5)the number of administrative personnel and the ratio of administrative personnel to instructional personnel;
(6)a profile of the most recent graduating class concerning their educational or employment plans following graduation; and
(7)any other information which the commissioner deems appropriate.
For the purposes of this section, the Commissioner of Education shall establish a uniform methodology for the reporting of the data concerning administrative personnel on a full-time equivalent basis.
L.1995, c.235, s.3; amended 2010, c.122, s.5.
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