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District: LOWER CAPE MAY REGIONAL (2820)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $31,927,625
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,703.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,746
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2009-10 Total Spending: $32,735,912
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,680
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,486
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,486
Revenue Sources, State: 37.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 58.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 148.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 26.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,574
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,137
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,866
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 18
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,456
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,028
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $81
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,571
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,669
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
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): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $955
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 75.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,032
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,666
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% 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): 45.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 47.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $482
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 18.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 20.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $177
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $141
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $56
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $64,217
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,066
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 85.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $63,166
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 77.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $67,566
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 14
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 148.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,279
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 162.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,031
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,661,822
2008-09 Actual: $-202,685
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,459,137
2009-10 Actual: $-472,160
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $532,959
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0