Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School


Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School

Infobox School
name = Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School


imagesize = 120px
motto =
established =
type = Public high school
grades = 7 - 12
principal = Jack Don
asst principal = Robert MacCausland (High School)
Ken Wagstaff (Junior High)
enrollment = 954 (as of 2005-06)
faculty = 96.8 (on FTE basis)
ratio = 9.9
colors = Dark Blue & Gold
conference = Tri-County Conference
nickname = Lions
location = 1300 Market Street
Gloucester City, NJ 08030
information = 856-456-7000

Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School is a comprehensive six-year community public high school that is based in Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States, and serves students in seventh through twelfth grade, as part of the Gloucester City Public Schools, an Abbott District. [ [http://www.nj.gov/cgi-bin/education/abbotts/abbotturls.pl?string=code&maxhits=100 Abbott Districts] , New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 12, 2008.]

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 954 students and 96.8 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 9.9. [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_detail.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3409660&ID=340966001104 Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed July 18, 2008.]

The school was the 190th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in "New Jersey Monthly" magazine's September 2008 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools". The school was ranked 247th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state. [ [http://njmonthly.com/articles/towns_and_schools/highschoolrankings/top-new-jersey-high-schools-by-rank.html "Top New Jersey High Schools 2008: By Rank"] , "New Jersey Monthly", September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.]

Students from Brooklawn attend the district's high school for grades 9-12 as part of a sending/receiving relationship. [Graham, Kristen A. [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=PI&s_site=philly&p_multi=PI&p_theme=realcities&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB7374187AAC1B9&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM "BROOKLAWN CONSIDERS FINDING NEW DISTRICT FOR HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS"] , "The Philadelphia Inquirer", March 16, 2001. Accessed June 19, 2008. "The tiny Brooklawn system, comprising just over 300 students and one school, sends about 80 ninth through 12th graders to the neighboring Gloucester City district, which has more than 2,000 students and four schools."]

Athletics

Gloucester High School is one of nineteen member schools in the Tri-County Conference, which is composed of schools whose enrollments vary greatly for grades 9-12. The smallest one, Clayton High School, has 249 students enrolled whereas the largest one, Williamstown, has 1,343 students. [ [http://njsiaa.org/NJSIAA/07South.pdf NJSIAA 2007-08 General Group Classification] . Accessed July 31, 2007.]

Recent girls' championships

2007 Softball Tri-County "and" South Jersey Group I Champs
2005 Softball Group I State Champs
2004 Field Hockey Tri-County "and" S.J. Group I Champs
2004 Cross Country Tri-County "and" S.J. Group I Champs
2003 Cross Country Tri-County "and" Group I State Champs
2003 Field Hockey Tri-County Champs
2001 Cross Country S.J. Group I Champs
2001 Softball Group I State Champs
2001 Field Hockey Tri-County Champs
2000 Softball Tri-County "and" Group I State Champs
2000 Field Hockey Tri-County "and" S.J. Group I Champs
1999 Softball Tri-County Champs
1999 Field Hockey Tri-County "and" S.J. Group I Champs
1999 Cross Country S.J. Group I Champs [ [http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us/ghs/Varsity/Varsity.html Gloucester City HS Sports Page] . Accessed August 28, 2007.]

Recent boys' championships

2004 Baseball Tri-County Champs
2002 Football Tri-County Champs
2001 Bowling Olympic Conference National Division Champs
2000 Bowling Olympic Conference Champs
1999 Baseball Tri-County Champs
1998 Baseball Tri-County Champs
1998 Basketball Tri-County Champs
1998 Football Tri-County Champs [ [http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us/ghs/Varsity/Varsity.html Gloucester City HS Sports Page] . Accessed August 28, 2007.]

Administration

Core members of the school's administration are: [ [http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us/ghs/staffwebpages.htm Staff Web Pages] , Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School. Accessed August 12, [2008] .]
*Jack Don - Principal
*Robert MacCausland - Assistant Principal, High School
*Ken Wagstaff - Assistant Principal, Junior High

References

External links

* [http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us/ghs/default.htm Gloucester City Junior-Senior High School]
* [http://www.gcsd.k12.nj.us/ Gloucester City Public Schools]
*NJReportCard|07|1770|0|Gloucester City Public Schools
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3406000 Data for the Gloucester City Public Schools] , National Center for Education Statistics
* [http://www.sjsports.com/highschool/gloucester/ South Jersey Sports: Gloucester HS]


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