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District: LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK (2800)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: SALEM
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,459,016
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 280.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,913
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,510,816
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 262.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,166
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,166
Revenue Sources, State: 20.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 72.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 8.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 102.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 143.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,867
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,519
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,549
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 53
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 68.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 67.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $11,177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 45.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 47.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 46.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
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): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $809
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 56.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 55.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $662
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% 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): 39.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 41.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 3.1%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 40.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $92
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $148
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $121
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 8.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $65,959
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,959
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 102.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $50,944
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 96.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $51,294
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 31
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 143.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $104,482
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 134.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,482
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,032,448
2008-09 Actual: $371,990
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,404,438
2009-10 Actual: $58,482
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $282,595
Actual Excess (2009-10): $301,505