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District: BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN REG (555)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $145,409,547
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,217.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,776
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2009-10 Total Spending: $152,061,795
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,188.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,549
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,549
Revenue Sources, State: 13.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11
  Student/Support Ratio: 77.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 213.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,218
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,899
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,872
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 50
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,894
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,767
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,783
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,707
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,555
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,079
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
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): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $895
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 87.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% 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): $1,388
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $805
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 23.1%
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): $204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $10
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 93
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,086
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,161
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 77.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $72,736
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 78.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,344
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 55
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 213.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $127,137
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 83
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 228
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $133,228
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 92
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 22.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $18,000,597
2008-09 Actual: $-767,534
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $17,233,063
2009-10 Actual: $-6,988,144
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $3,917,403
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,602,278