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District: ABSECON CITY (10)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $12,973,047
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 890.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,575
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2009-10 Total Spending: $13,380,208
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 890.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,033
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,033
Revenue Sources, State: 19%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 74.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 116.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 203.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,898
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,133
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,228
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 15
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,516
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 66.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,892
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,318
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,033
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,033
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 52.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $542
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $580
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.1%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $7
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,068
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,867
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 116.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $72,544
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 141.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,957
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 67
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 203.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $95,127
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 212.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,081
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,130,402
2008-09 Actual: $9,179
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,139,581
2009-10 Actual: $-86,730
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $43,225
Actual Excess (2009-10): $133,042