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District: FORT LEE BORO (1550)
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: $55,333,774
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,568.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,508
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2009-10 Total Spending: $62,198,585
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,639.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,090
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,090
Revenue Sources, State: 12.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 84.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 160.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,087
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,096
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,803
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 49
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
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): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,009
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 68.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 37.6%
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): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 33.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $60,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 84.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $78,013
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 85.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $76,500
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 50
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 160.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $120,885
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 193.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,403
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 95
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $4,451,790
2008-09 Actual: $977,805
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,429,595
2009-10 Actual: $-3,454,690
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $355,290
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0