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District: GLOUCESTER CITY (1770)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $45,058,239
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,120.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,250
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2009-10 Total Spending: $47,090,228
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,187.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,528
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,528
Revenue Sources, State: 76.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 13.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 62.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 161.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,168
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,419
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,250
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 65
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,732
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,606
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,774
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16%
% 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): $1,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,579
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
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): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 85.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,379
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $937
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 44.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 45.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45.9%
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): $356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 33%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $69
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $163
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $47
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 62.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $69,816
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 57.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,816
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 25
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 161.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,380
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 157.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,175
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,377,249
2008-09 Actual: $2,961,877
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $8,339,126
2009-10 Actual: $903,748
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0