Comparative Spending Guide 2007

District: W WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO REG (5715)
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: $11,122
04-05 Actual Costs Rank per Pupil: 66
2005-06 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,302
2005-06 Actual Costs Rank per Pupil: 57
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $12,153
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 65
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $6,791
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 69
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $6,872
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 63
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $7,347
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 69
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 60.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $6,552
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 72
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 58.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (04-05): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $6,567
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 66
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 58.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (05-06): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $7,098
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 74
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 58.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (06-07): 96.6%
Classroom General Supplies and Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $194
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 28
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $262
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 60
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $197
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 34
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services and Other (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 30
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $43
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 29
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $53
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 26
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,651
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 63
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,652
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 57
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,802
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 61
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 14.8%
Support Services Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,483
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 66
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (04-05): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,480
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 58
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (05-06): 89.6%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,628
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 61
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (06-07): 90.3%
Total Administrative Costs Per Pupil (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,155
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 48
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,165
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 41
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,257
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 52
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 10.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $927
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 53
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (04-05): 80.3%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $895
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 34
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (05-06): 76.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $977
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 47
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (06-07): 77.7%
Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $1,198
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 48
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,272
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 47
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $1,407
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 58
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 11.6%
Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (04-05 actual costs): $680
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 52
% of Total Cost per Pupil (04-05): 6.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (04-05): 56.8%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $692
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 46
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 6.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant(05-06): 54.4%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $739
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 48
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 6.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (06-07): 52.5%
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): $290
Per Pupil Ranking (04-05 actual costs): 93
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (04-05): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $307
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 95
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 budget): $301
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 budget): 87
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (04-05): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (05-06): 24.9%
% of Total Salaries (06-07): 28.6%
Total Equipment Cost per Pupil (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (04-05): $67
Per Pupil Costs (05-06): $45
Per Pupil Costs (06-07): $13
Ratio of Students to Teachers: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (05-06): 12.5
Ratio Ranking (05-06): 63
Teacher Salary (05-06): $56,545
Salary Ranking (05-06): 72
Student to Teacher Ratio (06-07): 13.9
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 18
Teacher Salary (06-07): $64,345
Salary Ranking (06-07): 93
Ratio of Students to Special Service: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Special Service Ratio (05-06): 92.6
Ratio Ranking (05-06): 35
Special Service Salary (05-06): $73,590
Salary Ranking (05-06): 74
Student to Special Service Ratio (06-07): 62.9
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 95
Special Service Salary (06-07): $72,700
Salary Ranking (06-07): 67
Ratio of Students to Administration: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (05-06): 199.3
Ratio Ranking (05-06): 29
Administrator Salary (05-06): $109,112
Salary Ranking (05-06): 71
Student to Administrator Ratio (06-07): 202.3
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 28
Administrator Salary (06-07): $114,343
Salary Ranking (06-07): 80
Faculty to Administrative Ratios (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (05-06): 18.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking (05-06): 22
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (06-07): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking (06-07): 24
Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (used) (Definition)
General Fund Balance (04-05): $1,682,323
2004-05 Actual: $732,821
General Fund Balance (05-06): $1,476,941
2005-06 Actual: $3,600,259
Unreserved General Fund Balances in Excess of 6% (Definition)
Actual Excess (04-05): $2,236,610
Actual Excess (05-06): $3,939,978
Actual Excess (06-07): $7,485,423
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2006-07 Comparative Cost Per Pupil: $12,153
Revenue Sources, State: 7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1%
Fall 2006 Certified Staff
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 62.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 202.3
10/15/06 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.2%