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District: DOWNE TWP (1120)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: CUMBERLAND
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $3,895,901
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 210.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,534
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,634,844
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 245.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,863
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,863
Revenue Sources, State: 49%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 36.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 6.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 86
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 172
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,834
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,710
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,751
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 40
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 52.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $93
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 20.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,949
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 25.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,909
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 78%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,979
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 75.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 74.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
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): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 50.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 52.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $856
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 49.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,638
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $765
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 47%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 40.4%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 34.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 35.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $90
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $494
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $67,201
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,951
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 86
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $40,522
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 101.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $41,522
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 15
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 172
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $93,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 135.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $51,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,352,385
2008-09 Actual: $103,731
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,456,116
2009-10 Actual: $-868,123
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $169,253
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0