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District: BERLIN BORO (330)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $11,674,561
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 823.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,170
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 14
2009-10 Total Spending: $12,249,033
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 847
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,462
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,462
Revenue Sources, State: 35.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 54.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 101.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 181.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,339
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,369
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,939
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 5
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,814
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 67.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,067
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,029
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
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): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 69.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $921
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 73%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 48.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.9%
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): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $99
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $33
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $32
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $53,374
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,797
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 101.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $60,613
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 73.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $55,208
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 6
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 181.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $93,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 196
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $582,473
2008-09 Actual: $-100,975
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $481,498
2009-10 Actual: $-56,248
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $72,212