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District: LITTLE FERRY BORO (2710)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $18,507,677
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,287.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,373
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2009-10 Total Spending: $20,303,005
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,326.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,305
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,305
Revenue Sources, State: 15.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 79.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 95.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 224.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,515
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,006
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,029
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 12
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,910
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $26
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): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 64.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 74.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $981
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 76.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
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): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 78.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,024
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 75%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 44.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47%
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): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 19.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $10
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,464
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,314
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 95.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $72,054
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 98.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $72,054
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 54
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 224.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $125,122
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 71
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 168.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,182
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 72
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,153,632
2008-09 Actual: $284,465
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,438,097
2009-10 Actual: $-660,589
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $75,207