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District: CARLSTADT BORO (740)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $11,872,149
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 598.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,833
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2009-10 Total Spending: $11,911,777
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 594
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,055
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,055
Revenue Sources, State: 11.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 114.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,529
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,013
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,255
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 46
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,904
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $91
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $69
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,921
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 87.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
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): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% 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): 39.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $732
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% 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): 45.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $777
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 43.3%
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): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $50
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $78,661
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $72,602
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 93.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $65,786
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 96.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $64,916
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 39
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 114.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 118.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $117,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 9.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 9.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $484,713
2008-09 Actual: $-333,487
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $151,226
2009-10 Actual: $17,160
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0