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District: CRANBURY TWP (970)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $18,102,780
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 894
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,249
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
2009-10 Total Spending: $18,651,249
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 886.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,033
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,033
Revenue Sources, State: 9.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 64.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 124.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,591
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,070
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,615
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,675
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,718
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,324
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $614
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 84.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,034
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,954
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,645
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
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): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,844
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,238
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 36.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $774
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 42%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 36.1%
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): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $100
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,993
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,405
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 64.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $57,280
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,021
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 47
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 124.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $113,516
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 124.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $115,786
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,897,450
2008-09 Actual: $234,686
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,132,136
2009-10 Actual: $202,078
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0