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District: GREAT MEADOWS REGIONAL (1785)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: WARREN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $20,112,691
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,415.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,211
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2009-10 Total Spending: $20,271,240
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,417.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,299
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,299
Revenue Sources, State: 31.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 61.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 88.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 207.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,250
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,478
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,235
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 6
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 64.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,405
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,074
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $69
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,507
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,600
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
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): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 87.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $902
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 77.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 59.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 56.6%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 30.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 32.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $30
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $56,605
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,910
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 88.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $62,885
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 83.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $66,330
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 35
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 207.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $90,009
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 226
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $85,746
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,883,236
2008-09 Actual: $-160,367
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,722,869
2009-10 Actual: $-418,903
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $223,761
Actual Excess (2009-10): $5,853