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District: BERLIN TWP (340)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $14,946,310
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 822.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,167
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,214,495
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 834
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,242
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,242
Revenue Sources, State: 34.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 54.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 8.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 54.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 100.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 18.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,419
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,585
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,981
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 54
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 66%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,538
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $403
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,900
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 80.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,580
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
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): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 75.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 68.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,098
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 74.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,559
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 39.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 37.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 41.5%
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): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $57
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 8.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $53,613
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,063
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 54.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $58,113
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 55.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $59,413
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 100.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $107,591
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 121.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $93,808
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,803,993
2008-09 Actual: $240,409
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,044,402
2009-10 Actual: $-508,802
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0