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District: FAIR LAWN BORO (1450)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $85,034,394
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,863.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,485
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
2009-10 Total Spending: $87,294,108
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,828
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,081
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,081
Revenue Sources, State: 13.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 72.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 189.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,067
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,602
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,481
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 80
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,587
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,379
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,037
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,662
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
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): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,606
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% 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): $1,042
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 64.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 66.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 64.7%
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): $256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $45
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $69,690
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 87
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $69,690
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 81
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 72.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 75
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $79,205
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 67
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 80.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,410
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 189.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $140,765
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 106
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 203.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $134,795
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 95
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.2
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): $5,263,183
2008-09 Actual: $-582,284
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,680,899
2009-10 Actual: $-628,032
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0