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District: CLOSTER BORO (930)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $18,327,912
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,199.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,279
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Total Spending: $18,518,445
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,166.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,877
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,877
Revenue Sources, State: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 88.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,783
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,473
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,218
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 62
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,876
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $341
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $95
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,748
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,812
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 79.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 81.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,400
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): $1,431
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
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): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $644
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.7%
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): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 17.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $58
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $10
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $81,961
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 87
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $78,244
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 85
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 88.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $73,977
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 78.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $71,542
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 52
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 162.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $120,913
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 187.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,229
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 76
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,871,347
2008-09 Actual: $162,226
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,033,573
2009-10 Actual: $323,013
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $300,000
Actual Excess (2009-10): $277,708