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District: BERGENFIELD BORO (300)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $60,967,264
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,633.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,779
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2009-10 Total Spending: $62,255,424
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,567.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,450
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,450
Revenue Sources, State: 21.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 70%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 2.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 74.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,729
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,007
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,870
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 52
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,885
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $401
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,745
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 84.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,473
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
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): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,538
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,516
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $838
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.6%
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): $857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50%
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): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $103
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $143
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $77
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $61,555
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,980
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 74.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $71,490
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 34
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 62
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $70,540
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 162.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $147,758
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 157.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,450
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $4,240,970
2008-09 Actual: $2,210,734
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $6,451,704
2009-10 Actual: $406,339
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $992,094
Actual Excess (2009-10): $174,720