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District: HARDING TOWNSHIP (2010)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $9,907,188
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 433.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,840
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,469,295
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 429
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $24,404
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $24,404
Revenue Sources, State: 8.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 48.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 104
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,092
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,797
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,641
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 60
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,944
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,973
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 47.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 89.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,828
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 47.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $708
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $416
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,790
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,535
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,562
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
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): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 74.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 68%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 72.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,880
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $741
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 25.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 28%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $667
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 23.6%
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): $409
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $477
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $53,140
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 48.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $61,030
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 51.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,200
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 104
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $132,501
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 102
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13
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): $482,992
2008-09 Actual: $271,278
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $754,270
2009-10 Actual: $36,772
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $140,423
Actual Excess (2009-10): $3,029