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District: CARTERET BORO (750)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $59,126,945
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,915
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,103
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2009-10 Total Spending: $59,593,816
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,908
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,249
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,249
Revenue Sources, State: 47.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 40%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 12.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 103.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 174.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,287
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,244
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,004
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 6
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,041
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,815
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $91
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,488
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 81.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
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): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,029
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 76.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 53.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 42.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.7%
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): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $13
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $78
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,385
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,496
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 103.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $75,759
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 112.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $78,474
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 59
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 174.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $125,593
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 76
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 179.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,009
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 87
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 89
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,626,439
2008-09 Actual: $547,752
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,174,191
2009-10 Actual: $1,070,923
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0