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District: CRANFORD TWP (980)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $55,129,596
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,828.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,399
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2009-10 Total Spending: $57,965,200
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,917.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,798
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,798
Revenue Sources, State: 13.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 5.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 81
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 171.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,181
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,536
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,320
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 34
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,564
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,645
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,848
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,186
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,845
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,637
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% 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): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $809
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $810
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $856
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 64.1%
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): $380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $20
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): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $56,895
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,531
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 81
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $61,549
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 83.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,679
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 171.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 68
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $125,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 72
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 188.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $132,842
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 89
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 64
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $985,636
2008-09 Actual: $385,273
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,370,909
2009-10 Actual: $389,901
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $70,185