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District: DOVER TOWN (1110)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $44,953,940
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,949.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,242
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2009-10 Total Spending: $46,927,267
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,981.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,738
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,738
Revenue Sources, State: 49.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 30.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 15.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 3.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 114.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 144.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,852
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,186
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,847
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 5
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,048
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $50
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): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,444
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
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): $6
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,055
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 90.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% 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): 51.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% 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): 53.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
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): $284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $110
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $87
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $62
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,735
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,798
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 114.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $83,018
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 102
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,348
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 144.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $108,994
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 128.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $111,834
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,746,573
2008-09 Actual: $106,569
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,853,142
2009-10 Actual: $117,772
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $963,304
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0