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District: MERCER COUNTY VOCATIONAL (3105)
Operating Type VOC
County: MERCER
Operating Type VOC Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $8,656,048
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 512.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,898
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2009-10 Total Spending: $9,177,439
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 523.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,527
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,527
Revenue Sources, State: 16.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 55.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 19.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 23.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 103.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 103.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 39.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,896
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,705
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,276
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 12
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 46%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 44.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,791
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 44.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 39.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 85.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 37.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,897
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 38.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 86.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $359
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,955
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,908
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19%
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): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,592
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,083
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 20.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,546
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,579
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 50.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 44.6%
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): $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): 32.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 31.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $83
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $86
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 23.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,090
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 19.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,820
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 103.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $65,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 117.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $57,820
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 3
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 103.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $96,473
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 101.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $85,724
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 5.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,260,457
2008-09 Actual: $975,500
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,235,957
2009-10 Actual: $-516,745
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,645,218
Actual Excess (2009-10): $729,239