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District: FLORHAM PARK BORO (1530)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $17,344,529
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,038
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,709
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2009-10 Total Spending: $18,278,730
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,046
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,475
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 69
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,475
Revenue Sources, State: 11.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 4%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 66.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 173.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,143
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,554
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,392
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 65
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,909
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,025
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,238
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,997
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
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): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $865
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 52%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.3%
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): $136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $92
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $166
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $25
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,882
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,839
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 66.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 73
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $61,995
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 59.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 84
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,789
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 173.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,134
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 67
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 146.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $126,450
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $733,890
2008-09 Actual: $212,044
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $945,934
2009-10 Actual: $4,182
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $61,562
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0