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District: GARFIELD CITY (1700)
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: $85,205,759
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,741.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,969
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2009-10 Total Spending: $89,603,284
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,824.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,573
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,573
Revenue Sources, State: 61.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 26.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 11.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 83.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 149.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,116
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,706
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,911
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 65
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,730
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,033
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,667
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,728
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,442
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
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): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,077
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,403
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 56.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $822
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 57.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $748
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% 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): 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): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $7
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $115
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $108
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 83
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $53,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,706
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 83.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $82,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 83
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 85.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,628
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 67
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 149.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 89
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $132,933
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 98
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 185.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $138,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 101
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 88
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,193,849
2008-09 Actual: $1,866,958
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,060,807
2009-10 Actual: $-276,742
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $290,240
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0