The Berlin Township Public Schools are a community public school district that serves students in prekindergarten through eighth grade from Berlin Township, in Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
As of the 2007-08 school year, the district's two schools had an enrollment of 580 students and 52.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.2.
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.
Public school students attend Overbrook High School in Pine Hill for grades 9-12 as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Pine Hill Schools. The high school also serves the community of Clementon as part of a sending/receiving relationship.
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