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District: SCH DIST OF THE CHATHAMS (785)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $57,917,738
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,750.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,443
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2009-10 Total Spending: $58,529,633
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,948
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,825
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,825
Revenue Sources, State: 12.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 100
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 154.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,665
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,464
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,525
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 13
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,947
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,641
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,465
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $414
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,318
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
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): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,186
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 90%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 89%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,595
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% 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): $803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $636
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 45.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 42.2%
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): $99
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 18.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 19.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $46
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $60
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 14.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,063
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,261
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 100
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $68,921
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 99.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $73,082
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 154.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,235
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 158
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 88
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,235
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 102
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 101
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,701,495
2008-09 Actual: $1,340,594
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,042,089
2009-10 Actual: $2,412,297
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $279,946