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District: CHERRY HILL TWP (800)
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: $183,364,782
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 11,590.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,820
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2009-10 Total Spending: $188,152,945
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 11,480.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,389
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,389
Revenue Sources, State: 14.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 77.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 236.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,233
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,618
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,525
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 42
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,814
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,496
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.2%
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): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% 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): $1,290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,369
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
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): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,048
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $620
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% 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): 56.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $682
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.2%
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): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 32%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 33.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $30
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $7
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,899
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,302
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 77.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $87,518
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 95
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 73.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $88,948
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 92
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 236.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $127,229
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 84
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 263.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $133,233
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 93
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 23.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $17,165,503
2008-09 Actual: $1,417,748
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $18,583,251
2009-10 Actual: $-5,192,032
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $3,590,415
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0