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District: JERSEY CITY (2390)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $638,038,446
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 30,334.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,034
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 95
2009-10 Total Spending: $653,619,631
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 29,949.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,824
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 97
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,824
Revenue Sources, State: 71%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 15.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 13.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 62
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 149.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,872
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 99
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,303
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 99
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,400
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 103
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,000
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,005
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,359
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,745
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,869
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,611
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,645
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,735
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
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): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,422
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 88.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,477
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,559
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,706
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,565
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 59.5%
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): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $80
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $44
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 9.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 103
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $52,623
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 102
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,410
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 62
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 98
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $91,360
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 101
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 68.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 88
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $98,135
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 104
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 149.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 89
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $129,294
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 89
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 163.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 84
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,016
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $38,060,031
2008-09 Actual: $-2,137,637
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $35,922,394
2009-10 Actual: $-5,186,774
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0