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District: HAMILTON TWP (1950)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $186,791,728
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,160.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,193
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2009-10 Total Spending: $193,873,742
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 12,980.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,936
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,936
Revenue Sources, State: 39.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 50.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 76.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 202.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,635
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,217
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,506
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 11
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,990
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,611
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,730
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,484
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,608
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% 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): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 90.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $922
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 90.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $949
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 90%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% 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): $865
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 65%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 61%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% 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): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $49
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $35
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,783
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,309
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 76.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $63,883
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,409
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 22
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 202.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $110,787
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 219.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $112,243
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $14,944,062
2008-09 Actual: $4,943,035
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $19,887,097
2009-10 Actual: $-1,072,659
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $2,379,155
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,313,286