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District: COLLINGSWOOD BORO (940)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $33,753,488
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,972.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,114
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
2009-10 Total Spending: $33,373,688
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,948
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,132
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,132
Revenue Sources, State: 34.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 44%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 13.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 76.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 106.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,418
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,612
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,199
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 58
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,607
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,061
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Salaries and Benefits for 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): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,493
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
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): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,838
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,081
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58.5%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $44
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $16
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,750
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 76.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $61,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 87.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $66,763
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 17
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 106.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 64
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $116,205
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 111.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $121,413
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,075,892
2008-09 Actual: $-222,536
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,853,356
2009-10 Actual: $1,036,460
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,348,469