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District: FAIRFIELD TWP (1465)
Operating Type K-6
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $10,554,356
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 742.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,207
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2009-10 Total Spending: $11,063,376
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 746.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,817
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,817
Revenue Sources, State: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 71.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 188.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,368
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,870
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,693
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 29
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,939
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $353
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 83.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
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): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 75.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $519
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 42.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 41.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 46.6%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $78
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $144
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $39
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $52,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 71.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $77,493
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 70.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,564
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 188.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $112,339
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 173.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $116,484
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,717,237
2008-09 Actual: $479,460
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,196,697
2009-10 Actual: $-960,502
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $306,104
Actual Excess (2009-10): $371,161