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District: CLIFTON CITY (900)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $158,238,525
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,589.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,943
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2009-10 Total Spending: $162,810,421
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,868.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,980
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,980
Revenue Sources, State: 22%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.3%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 201.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,238
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,417
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,974
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 5
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,736
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,545
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,440
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,517
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
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): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $909
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $980
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 65.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $632
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% 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): 62.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $608
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% 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): 62%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% 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): $181
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): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 30.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 36%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $60,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,650
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 93.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $78,847
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 106.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $76,550
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 201.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $113,328
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 233.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $117,091
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,476,556
2008-09 Actual: $-445,092
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,031,464
2009-10 Actual: $1,835,714
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0