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District: LOWER TWP (2840)
Operating Type K-6
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $28,191,066
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,878.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,009
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2009-10 Total Spending: $30,367,752
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,908.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,915
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,915
Revenue Sources, State: 39.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 51.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 87.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 237.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 18.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,873
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,116
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,208
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 26
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,512
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,791
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,984
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,855
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,919
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,638
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 88.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,817
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
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): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $900
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 86.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 89.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% 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): $1,082
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 65.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 57.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $91
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 28.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 32.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $97
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $62,481
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $63,689
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 87.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $76,486
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 93.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $78,589
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 237.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $116,076
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 305.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,298
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 26.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,157,353
2008-09 Actual: $875,341
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,032,694
2009-10 Actual: $-1,179,063
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $514,138
Actual Excess (2009-10): $323,150