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District: AVALON BORO (170)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $3,828,569
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 109.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $34,969
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
2009-10 Total Spending: $3,889,434
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 96.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $40,152
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $40,152
Revenue Sources, State: 8.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 75.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 12.9%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 4.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 38.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 69
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $31,132
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $37,130
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 69
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $39,596
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 68
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $21,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 68%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $23,524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $25,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $19,265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $21,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $23,160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $609
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,886
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,662
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 77.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 82.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 76.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.4%
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): $10
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 4.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 32.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% 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): 30.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 31.8%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $822
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $925
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $425
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 29.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 39.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $38
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $143
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 4.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 68
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $75,988
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 5.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $72,169
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 38.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $65,044
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 42.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,112
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 69
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $61,232
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 77
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $64,293
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $770,184
2008-09 Actual: $207,572
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $977,756
2009-10 Actual: $140,330
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $125,505
Actual Excess (2009-10): $59,050