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District: LITTLE FALLS TWP (2700)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $13,513,590
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 921.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,668
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2009-10 Total Spending: $13,936,626
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 938.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,847
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,847
Revenue Sources, State: 13.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 62.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 187.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,754
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,346
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,545
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 45
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
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): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 56.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $662
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58.8%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $63
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $7
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,580
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,494
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): 62.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $81,404
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 77
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 63.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 79
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,240
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 76
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 187.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $111,968
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 185.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,537
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,680,377
2008-09 Actual: $-704,480
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $975,897
2009-10 Actual: $185,182
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $113,216
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0