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District: ATLANTIC CITY (110)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $157,864,750
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,635.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,791
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2009-10 Total Spending: $162,570,985
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,734
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $24,142
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 106
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $24,142
Revenue Sources, State: 15.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 66.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 7.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 5.8%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 101.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 146.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,433
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 102
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,248
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $19,292
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 105
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $11,564
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,721
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $581
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,946
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,752
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,665
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
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): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 68.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 69.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,693
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 47.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $122
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $77
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $79
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 104
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $68,299
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 104
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,040
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 101.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $89,813
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 97
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 106.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $81,415
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 70
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 146.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 92
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $125,200
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 73
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 152.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 92
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $22,503,409
2008-09 Actual: $-241,934
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $22,261,475
2009-10 Actual: $807,392
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $8,261,499
Actual Excess (2009-10): $3,893,509