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District: LAWRENCE TWP (2580)
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: $73,611,942
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,955.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,610
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 82
2009-10 Total Spending: $75,322,739
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,982.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,912
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 79
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,912
Revenue Sources, State: 13.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.6%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 57.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 145.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,439
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 87
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,651
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 85
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,679
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 83
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.6%
%% 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): $426
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.1%
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): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 89.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,844
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,008
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58.4%
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): $270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $76
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $21
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $60,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 57.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 102
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $81,770
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 79
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 62.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 103
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $79,470
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 64
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 145.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 93
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $129,644
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 90
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 158.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 87
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,644
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 76
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 83
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $9,460,121
2008-09 Actual: $534,879
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $9,995,000
2009-10 Actual: $435,938
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $686,596