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District: CAMDEN CITY (680)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $339,934,974
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,810
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,953
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 104
2009-10 Total Spending: $331,629,261
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,610.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,698
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 101
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,698
Revenue Sources, State: 78.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 18.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 65.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 104.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,139
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,641
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 102
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,549
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 104
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,825
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,251
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 52.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $401
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,537
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,954
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
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): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,511
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,598
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,424
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 51.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55.7%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $44
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $81
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $154
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 105
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,755
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 105
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,855
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 65.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 91
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $75,273
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 67.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,000
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 40
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 104.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 105
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $98,074
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 93.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,935
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 98
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 105
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $15,541,460
2008-09 Actual: $15,314,296
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $30,855,756
2009-10 Actual: $343,211
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $5,050,022
Actual Excess (2009-10): $6,777,305