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District: BERKELEY HEIGHTS TWP (310)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $47,430,290
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,854.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,615
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Total Spending: $49,159,344
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,872.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,113
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,113
Revenue Sources, State: 11.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 7.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 63.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 149.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,962
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,468
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,496
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 46
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,062
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,487
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,023
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,813
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,831
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
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): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,098
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $885
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 64.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 64%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 61.6%
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): $466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $2
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $61,130
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,022
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 63.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $69,505
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 63.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $72,424
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 149.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $126,028
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 148.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $126,028
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $4,407,835
2008-09 Actual: $-100,585
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,307,250
2009-10 Actual: $-1,933,852
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,035,253
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0