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District: ESSEX FELLS BORO (1400)
Operating Type K-6
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,274,904
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 250.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,090
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,258,562
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 243.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,474
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,474
Revenue Sources, State: 9.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 83.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 80.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,690
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,984
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,658
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 47
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,556
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,733
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,092
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,023
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
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): $178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $81
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 46.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.5%
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): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $51,855
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,259
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 83.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $46,807
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 60.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $49,363
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 17
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 80.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $81,816
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 121
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 9.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $329,387
2008-09 Actual: $28,942
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $358,329
2009-10 Actual: $254,540
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $4,081
Actual Excess (2009-10): $170,194