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District: LAFAYETTE TWP (2490)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $5,215,467
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 299.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,406
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2009-10 Total Spending: $5,151,261
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 284.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,083
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,083
Revenue Sources, State: 20.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 74.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 58.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 93
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,971
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,584
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,352
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 33
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,890
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,866
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,873
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,758
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 74.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,875
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
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): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 44.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $619
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 45.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 44.2%
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): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $115
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $212
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $53,292
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $52,988
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 58.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $48,196
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 56.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $43,709
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 18
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 93
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $98,420
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 86
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $98,420
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 8.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 9.8
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): $360,015
2008-09 Actual: $72,564
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $432,579
2009-10 Actual: $231,826
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0