School Administrative Unit No. 55 provides central office administrative and business services to both the Hampstead and Timberlane Regional School Districts. The office is located at 30 Greenough Road, Plaistow, New Hampshire and houses both SAU and Timberlane administrators and support staff.
SAU administrators include the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of Schools, the Business Administrator and Assistant Business Administrator, the Human Resource Director and the Transportation Coordinator. Administrative and business services include oversight over all aspects of educational and finance operations including payroll, personnel, accounts payable, food service, transportation, budgeting, capital improvement, curriculum, instruction, and assessment. These services are provided to both Hampstead and Timberlane Regional School Districts in support of students in grades pre-k to grade 8 in Hampstead and pre-k to grade 12 in Timberlane. Hampstead high school students attend Pinkerton Academy located in Derry, New Hampshire.
The Timberlane Regional School District serves the communities of Atkinson, Danville, Plaistow and Sandown with a population of about 4,000 students, with approximately 400 professional staff members and 300 support staff members housed in seven schools (8 buildings including the Timberlane Performing Arts Center).
Timberlane Regional School District Website: http://wp.timberlane.net/