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District: HUNTERDON CENTRAL REG (2300)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $61,856,841
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,043.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,321
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2009-10 Total Spending: $64,568,621
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,039.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,246
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,246
Revenue Sources, State: 12%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 76.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 9.3%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 82
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 145.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,741
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,026
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,698
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 40
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,099
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,765
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,925
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
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): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 85.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,004
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 52.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.3%
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): $747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $703
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $796
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 37.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $201
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $145
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $125
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $62,719
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,914
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 82
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $66,020
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 80.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,858
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 11
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 145.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $128,574
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 145.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,309
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $10,505,348
2008-09 Actual: $1,968,457
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $12,473,805
2009-10 Actual: $-1,578,603
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $3,899,531
Actual Excess (2009-10): $4,041,740