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District: BRANCHBURG TWP (510)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $45,274,881
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,608.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,356
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2009-10 Total Spending: $45,719,224
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,594
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,625
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,625
Revenue Sources, State: 11.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 57.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 169.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,915
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 82
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,695
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 82
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,441
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 67
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,873
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,745
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,879
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,805
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% 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): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,405
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,449
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $722
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $744
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $476
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 32.9%
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): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 29.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 39.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $6
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,635
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,260
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 57.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 86
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $71,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 66.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $81,371
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 77
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 169.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $130,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 229.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $139,329
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 81
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,349,800
2008-09 Actual: $-15,667
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,334,133
2009-10 Actual: $583,244
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $630,254
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0