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District: COMMERCIAL TWP (950)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: CUMBERLAND
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $13,515,225
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 938
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,409
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2009-10 Total Spending: $14,766,164
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 971.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,197
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,197
Revenue Sources, State: 66.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 12.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 20.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 96.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 169
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,796
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,784
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,068
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 37
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,039
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 83.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,835
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,099
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
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): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 78.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $885
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.5%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 31.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 38.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $211
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $82
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $52,075
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,163
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 96.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $55,075
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 82
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $56,344
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 169
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,492
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 187.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $101,547
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,422,940
2008-09 Actual: $896,647
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,319,587
2009-10 Actual: $-447,451
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $711,391
Actual Excess (2009-10): $252,508