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District: HIGHLANDS BORO (2160)
Operating Type K-6
County: MONMOUTH
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,228,009
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 169.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $24,956
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,095,061
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 178.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,914
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,914
Revenue Sources, State: 17.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 77.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 45.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 80
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 20.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,240
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,158
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,926
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 55
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 49.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $346
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 22.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 25.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 24.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 68.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 74.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 70.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,820
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,592
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,696
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
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): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $83
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,042
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 40.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 43.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,022
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 40.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
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): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 31.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $175
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): 52
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,245
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 45.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $29,334
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 82.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $29,384
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 7
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 80
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $37,877
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 57.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $84,435
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $631,485
2008-09 Actual: $301,425
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $932,910
2009-10 Actual: $944
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $337,365
Actual Excess (2009-10): $103,475