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District: LIVINGSTON TWP (2730)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $100,049,719
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,780.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,309
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2009-10 Total Spending: $106,690,005
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,809.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,364
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,364
Revenue Sources, State: 11.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 77.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 173.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,471
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 71
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,931
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 71
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,516
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,809
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,544
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
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): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $756
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 58.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $773
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% 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): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $2
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $74,885
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 95
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $79,714
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 100
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 77.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $84,410
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 86
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 79.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $85,168
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 84
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 173.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $121,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 182.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 71
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,801
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 79
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 79
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,997,829
2008-09 Actual: $978,291
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,976,120
2009-10 Actual: $-1,298,195
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $555,945
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0