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District: BURLINGTON CITY (600)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BURLINGTON
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $40,017,643
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,934.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,682
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
2009-10 Total Spending: $41,242,149
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,892
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,798
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,798
Revenue Sources, State: 61.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 23.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 5.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 63.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 135
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,430
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,597
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,260
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 63
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,923
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $251
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,530
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,056
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,701
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
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): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 80.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% 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): $1,710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $742
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $842
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 45.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 44.5%
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): $379
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $405
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $30
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $66
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $73
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 67
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,998
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,243
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 63.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $58,798
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 68.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,968
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 9
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 135
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $112,780
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 145.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,862
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,140,007
2008-09 Actual: $762,484
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,902,491
2009-10 Actual: $36,979
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $41,391
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0