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Comparative Spending Guide 2008

District: PISCATAWAY TWP (4130)
Enrollment Group: G. K-12 / 3501 +
County: MIDDLESEX
G. K-12 / 3501 + Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Cost Per Pupil (Definition)
05-06 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,683
05-06 Actual Costs Rank per Pupil: 42
2006-07 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,856
2006-07 Actual Costs Rank per Pupil: 35
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $12,182
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 52
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $6,280
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 31
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 58.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $6,502
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 32
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $7,150
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 43
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 58.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $6,032
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 34
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 56.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (05-06): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $6,240
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 33
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 57.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (06-07): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $6,893
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 47
% of Total Cost per Pupil (07-08): 56.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Classroom Salaries and Benefits (07-08): 96.4%
Classroom General Supplies and Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $162
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 12
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $209
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 41
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $174
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 18
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services and Other (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $86
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 56
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $53
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 31
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $83
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 48
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,683
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 59
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $1,580
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 42
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $1,824
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 56
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 15%
Support Services Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,443
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 53
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (05-06): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $1,457
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 46
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (06-07): 92.2%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $1,599
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 53
% of Total Cost per Pupil (07-08): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (07-08): 87.7%
Total Administrative Costs Per Pupil (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,206
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 49
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 52
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $1,349
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 63
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $916
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 38
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (05-06): 76%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $935
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 38
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (06-07): 75.4%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $1,034
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 48
% of Total Cost per Pupil (07-08): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (07-08): 76.6%
Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $1,318
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 50
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $1,366
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 55
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $1,644
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 75
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $701
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 48
% of Total Cost per Pupil (05-06): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (05-06): 53.2%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $709
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 45
% of Total Cost per Pupil (06-07): 6.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant(06-07): 51.9%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $821
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 57
% of Total Cost per Pupil (07-08): 6.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits - Operations of Maintenance of Plant (07-08): 49.9%
Food Service Cost per Pupil and Benefits (Definition)
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 actual costs): $
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs):
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget):
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 0%
Extracurricular Costs per Pupil and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (05-06 actual costs): $192
Per Pupil Ranking (05-06 actual costs): 51
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (05-06): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (06-07 actual costs): $164
Per Pupil Ranking (06-07 actual costs): 35
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (06-07): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (07-08 budget): $210
Per Pupil Ranking (07-08 budget): 51
% of Total Cost Per Pupil (07-08): 1.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (05-06): 21.4%
% of Total Salaries (06-07): 23.6%
% of Total Salaries (07-08): 25.2%
Total Equipment Cost per Pupil (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (05-06): $95
Per Pupil Costs (06-07): $71
Per Pupil Costs (07-08): $30
Ratio of Students to Teachers: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (06-07): 13.5
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 31
Teacher Salary (06-07): $61,904
Salary Ranking (06-07): 88
Student to Teacher Ratio (07-08): 13.4
Ratio Ranking (07-08): 23
Teacher Salary (07-08): $62,919
Salary Ranking (07-08): 88
Ratio of Students to Special Service: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Special Service Ratio (06-07): 90.3
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 33
Special Service Salary (06-07): $72,060
Salary Ranking (06-07): 63
Student to Special Service Ratio (07-08): 90.1
Ratio Ranking (07-08): 30
Special Service Salary (07-08): $74,960
Salary Ranking (07-08): 67
Ratio of Students to Administration: Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (06-07): 206.2
Ratio Ranking (06-07): 22
Administrator Salary (06-07): $110,759
Salary Ranking (06-07): 60
Student to Administrator Ratio (07-08): 211.8
Ratio Ranking (07-08): 17
Administrator Salary (07-08): $117,125
Salary Ranking (07-08): 72
Faculty to Administrative Ratios (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (06-07): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking (06-07): 27
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (07-08): 18.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking (07-08): 22
Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (used) (Definition)
General Fund Balance (05-06): $2,772,341
2005-06 Actual: $189,992
General Fund Balance (06-07): $4,280,308
2006-07 Actual: $-44,752
Unreserved General Fund Balances in Excess of 6% (Definition)
Actual Excess (05-06): $6,318,769
Actual Excess (06-07): $6,393,925
Actual Excess (07-08): $6,322,165
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2007-08 Comparative Cost Per Pupil: $12,182
Revenue Sources, State: 15%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 76%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 6%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1%
Fall 2007 Certified Staff
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 90.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 211.8
10/15/07 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.7%