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District: HOPEWELL VALLEY REGIONAL (2280)
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: $78,798,691
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,030
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,553
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 86
2009-10 Total Spending: $77,127,481
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,999.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,284
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,284
Revenue Sources, State: 11.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 68.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 156.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,301
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,648
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,307
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 90
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,048
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,024
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,041
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
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): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 80%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,072
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): 80.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,607
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $751
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 46.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% 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): 54.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47%
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): $316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $156
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $16
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 82
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $68,633
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 86
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 95
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $72,819
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 89
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 68.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 81
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $77,036
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 69.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 87
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,832
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 79
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 156.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 83
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $124,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 71
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 152.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $128,539
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 73
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 75
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $6,961,652
2008-09 Actual: $-1,614,588
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,347,064
2009-10 Actual: $1,007,715
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $431,497
Actual Excess (2009-10): $686,706