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District: DUNELLEN BORO (1140)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $16,412,158
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,122.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,618
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,299,302
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,143.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,126
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,126
Revenue Sources, State: 35.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 55.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 105.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 142.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 6.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,669
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,827
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,557
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 1
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,409
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 80%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,444
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
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): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 86.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 18.7%
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): $319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $48
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $6
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $49,990
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $48,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 105.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $51,750
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 104
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $51,750
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 4
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 142.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $115,156
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 160.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $111,005
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
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): $413,416
2008-09 Actual: $282,042
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $695,458
2009-10 Actual: $123,607
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $13,229
Actual Excess (2009-10): $17,193