Comparative Spending Guide 2007

District: EAST WINDSOR REGIONAL (1245)
Enrollment Group: G. K-12 / 3501 +
County: MERCER
G. K-12 / 3501 + Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Cost Per Pupil (Definition)
04-05 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,483
04-05 Actual Costs Rank per Pupil: 52
2005-06 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,314
2005-06 Actual Costs Rank per Pupil: 58
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $12,025
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $6,249
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 43
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $6,576
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 48
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 58.1%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $6,998
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 50
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 58.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $5,929
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 46
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 56.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (04-05): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $6,261
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 51
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 55.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (05-06): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $6,533
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 45
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 54.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (06-07): 93.4%
Classroom General Supplies and Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $296
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 70
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $291
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 68
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $361
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 90
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 3%
Classroom Purchased Services and Other (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 17
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 15
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $105
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 65
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,562
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 57
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,773
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 66
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,937
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 66
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 16.1%
Support Services Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,384
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 56
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (04-05): 88.6%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,575
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 67
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (05-06): 88.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,696
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 67
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (06-07): 87.6%
Total Administrative Costs Per Pupil (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $946
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 12
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,102
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 28
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,067
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 17
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 8.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $798
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 21
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (04-05): 84.4%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $842
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 22
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (05-06): 76.4%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $896
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 30
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (06-07): 84%
Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,330
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 70
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 73
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,565
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 75
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 13%
Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $724
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 63
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (04-05): 54.4%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $793
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 68
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant(05-06): 54.4%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $853
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 73
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 7.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (06-07): 54.5%
Food Service Cost per Pupil and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs):
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs):
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget):
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 0%
Extracurricular Costs per Pupil and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 71
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $234
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 71
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $258
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 70
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (04-05): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (05-06): 28.3%
% of Total Salaries (06-07): 31%
Total Equipment Cost per Pupil (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (04-05): $172
Per Pupil Costs (05-06): $115
Per Pupil Costs (06-07): $147
Ratio of Students to Teachers: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (05-06): 13.4
Ratio Ranking (05-06): 32
Teacher Salary (05-06): $65,340
Salary Ranking (05-06): 96
Student to Teacher Ratio (06-07): 13.5
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 31
Teacher Salary (06-07): $65,340
Salary Ranking (06-07): 94
Ratio of Students to Special Service: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Special Service Ratio (05-06): 88.6
Ratio Ranking (05-06): 49
Special Service Salary (05-06): $69,370
Salary Ranking (05-06): 59
Student to Special Service Ratio (06-07): 88.9
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 39
Special Service Salary (06-07): $69,370
Salary Ranking (06-07): 48
Ratio of Students to Administration: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (05-06): 162.9
Ratio Ranking (05-06): 72
Administrator Salary (05-06): $103,000
Salary Ranking (05-06): 27
Student to Administrator Ratio (06-07): 156.7
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 77
Administrator Salary (06-07): $108,015
Salary Ranking (06-07): 39
Faculty to Administrative Ratios (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (05-06): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ranking (05-06): 81
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (06-07): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking (06-07): 90
Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (used) (Definition)
General Fund Balance (04-05): $1,029,618
2004-05 Actual: $1,008,877
General Fund Balance (05-06): $1,332,385
2005-06 Actual: $-532,148
Unreserved General Fund Balances in Excess of 6% (Definition)
Actual Excess (04-05): $1,528,577
Actual Excess (05-06): $2,718,271
Actual Excess (06-07): $2,127,620
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2006-07 Comparative Cost Per Pupil: $12,025
Revenue Sources, State: 22%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 3%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1%
Fall 2006 Certified Staff
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 88.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 156.7
10/15/06 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.3%