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District: EMERSON BORO (1360)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $19,270,258
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,252.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,387
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2009-10 Total Spending: $20,621,710
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,258.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,383
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,383
Revenue Sources, State: 11.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 118.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,707
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,279
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,904
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 11
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,572
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,022
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,636
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 73.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 75.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 69.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,720
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
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): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,616
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,701
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,616
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 94%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,581
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 55.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 57.9%
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): $543
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $146
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $5
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 89.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $72,125
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 87.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,125
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 118.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $133,706
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 125.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $139,723
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,615,476
2008-09 Actual: $292,157
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,907,633
2009-10 Actual: $-563,733
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $175,000
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0