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District: FOLSOM BORO (1540)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $6,735,575
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 501.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,424
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2009-10 Total Spending: $6,995,929
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 507.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,793
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,793
Revenue Sources, State: 59.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 24.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 15.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 71.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 99.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $8,858
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,379
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,504
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 9
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 79.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
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): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $949
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 77.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 64.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,068
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,562
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $473
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 45.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 49.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $616
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 39.4%
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): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $184
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $196
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $184
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $46,750
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $49,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 71.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $58,868
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 72.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,805
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 99.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $65,162
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 132.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $78,804
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 8.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,246,856
2008-09 Actual: $855,991
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,102,847
2009-10 Actual: $121,743
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $855,065
Actual Excess (2009-10): $228,756