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District: BUENA REGIONAL (590)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $42,252,292
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,615.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,157
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2009-10 Total Spending: $46,065,334
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,565.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,955
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,955
Revenue Sources, State: 46.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 27.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 13.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 11.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.4%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 124.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,268
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,434
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,245
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 23
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
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): $47
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): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $983
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,047
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $604
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.4%
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): $646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 50.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $652
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 48.2%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $69
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
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): $302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 35.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $39
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $49
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $10
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 14
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $63,722
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,287
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 85.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $75,271
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,076
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 124.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $107,375
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 145.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $101,792
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,162,164
2008-09 Actual: $1,310,038
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,472,202
2009-10 Actual: $-1,741,597
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $699,886
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0