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District: HOWELL TWP (2290)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: MONMOUTH
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $115,970,837
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,925.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,746
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2009-10 Total Spending: $121,217,616
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,796.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,834
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 73
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,834
Revenue Sources, State: 32.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 59.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.8%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 72.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 182.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,136
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,652
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,262
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 43
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,488
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,528
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,877
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,712
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,829
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,927
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,670
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 97.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
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): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
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): $1,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 87.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,084
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $779
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $829
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 48.8%
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): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $345
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $641
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $517
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,425
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 72.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $94,675
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 88
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 82.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $96,775
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 87
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 182.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $126,924
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 72
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 222.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $137,568
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 79
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 19.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,764,606
2008-09 Actual: $1,934,515
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,699,121
2009-10 Actual: $122,343
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $305,192