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District: ELMWOOD PARK (1345)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $35,574,455
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,370.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,007
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,722,026
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,394.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,751
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,751
Revenue Sources, State: 16.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.4%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 98
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,914
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,520
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,653
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 50.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 52.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,693
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 49.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,850
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,679
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 76.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 76.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,514
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% 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): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,082
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 75.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $816
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 58.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58.5%
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): $239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $75
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 15.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $52,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $52,932
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 98
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $57,711
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 94.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $59,950
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 5
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 162.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $117,404
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 34
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 159.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $118,780
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $157,606
2008-09 Actual: $118,883
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $276,489
2009-10 Actual: $-267,762
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0