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District: LINDEN CITY (2660)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $109,930,701
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,348.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,315
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2009-10 Total Spending: $109,255,336
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,243.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,498
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,498
Revenue Sources, State: 24.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 67.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 168.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,677
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,987
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,581
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 62
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $97
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% 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): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,711
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% 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): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,011
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,050
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 54%
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): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $29
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 86
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,572
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 85.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $80,426
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,643
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 78
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 168.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,031
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 186.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,192
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $10,170,054
2008-09 Actual: $-143,283
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $10,026,771
2009-10 Actual: $3,497,547
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $3,500,000
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0