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District: MIDDLESEX BORO (3140)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $32,670,585
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,121.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,400
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2009-10 Total Spending: $33,805,257
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,142.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,780
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,780
Revenue Sources, State: 30.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 62.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 78.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 163
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,211
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,497
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,403
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 25
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,907
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,037
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,828
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,928
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
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): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
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): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% 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): 54.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% 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): 51.4%
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): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $346
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $81
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $108
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $23
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,360
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,610
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 78.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $64,200
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 77.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,880
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 26
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 163
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $108,284
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 161.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $114,923
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,461,729
2008-09 Actual: $544,651
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,006,380
2009-10 Actual: $-21,147
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $111,804
Actual Excess (2009-10): $216,843