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District: ALEXANDRIA TWP (20)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $10,580,358
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 625.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,907
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,792,794
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 616.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,504
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,504
Revenue Sources, State: 22.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.9%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 83.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 123
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,112
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,553
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,141
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 45
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,039
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,523
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 90.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 88.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,941
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
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): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,437
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 46.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $641
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 42.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $93
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $48
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $65
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,720
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,390
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 83.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $72,120
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 64.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,976
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 33
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 123
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $113,447
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 48
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 111.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $111,922
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $900,373
2008-09 Actual: $-35,304
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $865,069
2009-10 Actual: $-122,581
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $19,637
Actual Excess (2009-10): $24,988