Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending March 2011 >CSG Home

District: BETHLEHEM TWP (370)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $9,793,823
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 578
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,944
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,033,278
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 557
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,014
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 47
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,014
Revenue Sources, State: 19.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 76.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 54.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 112.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,247
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,539
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,367
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 47
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,859
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,735
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,026
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,742
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
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): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 64.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,516
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 69.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 71.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,754
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 7.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 8.3%
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): $63
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $52,614
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,508
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 54.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $54,382
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 56.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $57,108
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 21
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 112.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $112,885
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 91
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,943
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $476,608
2008-09 Actual: $533,910
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,010,518
2009-10 Actual: $-32,943
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $334,107
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0