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District: CALDWELL-WEST CALDWELL (660)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $40,756,464
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,689
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,157
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2009-10 Total Spending: $42,809,646
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,607.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,419
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,419
Revenue Sources, State: 11.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 81.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 188.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,337
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,033
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,099
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 39
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,911
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,994
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 77.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,543
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
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): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 55.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58.2%
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): $422
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $54
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $226
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,335
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,945
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 81.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $67,540
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,440
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 21
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 188.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,953
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 183.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $127,977
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,864,789
2008-09 Actual: $-22,027
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,842,762
2009-10 Actual: $395,629
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $825,000
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0