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District: GLOUCESTER CO SPEC SERV (1774)
Operating Type CSSD
County: GLOUCESTER
Operating Type CSSD Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $31,664,034
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 751.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $42,124
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2009-10 Total Spending: $32,983,995
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 762.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $43,274
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $43,274
Revenue Sources, State: 15.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 12.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 67%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 6.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 9.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 36.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 96.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $30,255
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $31,587
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $37,245
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $17,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $18,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $21,875
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $14,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 49.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $15,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 48.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 83.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $19,792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 90.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $827
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $885
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,581
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,706
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 79%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 77.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 63.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,812
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,470
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
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): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,712
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,742
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 46.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 49.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 46.5%
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): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
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): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 41.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 45.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 50.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $39
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $774
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $104
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 6.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $47,967
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 5.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,347
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 9.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $47,742
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 8.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $51,790
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 2
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 36.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $92,740
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 37.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,422
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 9.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,793,897
2008-09 Actual: $3,205,746
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,999,643
2009-10 Actual: $1,173,620
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0