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District: BEDMINSTER TWP (240)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $17,175,339
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 843.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,362
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,595,664
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 814.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,603
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,603
Revenue Sources, State: 10.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 54
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 121
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,529
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,316
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,075
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 56
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,736
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,470
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
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): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 42.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 40.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 44.4%
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): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $150
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $58
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,365
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 54
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $68,443
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 54.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,679
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 121
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,452
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 118.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,059,996
2008-09 Actual: $-273,799
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $786,197
2009-10 Actual: $-10,269
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0