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District: EDISON TWP (1290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $215,155,758
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,201.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,150
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2009-10 Total Spending: $223,614,786
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,396.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,533
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,533
Revenue Sources, State: 15.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 98.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 245.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,706
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,912
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,690
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 20
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 67.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 64.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 98.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,405
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% 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): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,492
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 84.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $886
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
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): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $678
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 61.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 63.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $828
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 66.1%
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): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $52
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $46
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $24
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $77,515
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 99
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $91,003
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 98.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $91,965
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 102
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 101.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $99,326
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 105
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 245.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $119,185
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 308.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,509
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 22.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 26.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,369,576
2008-09 Actual: $256,863
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,626,439
2009-10 Actual: $705,172
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0