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District: MONROE TWP (3290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $97,766,887
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,436.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,983
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
2009-10 Total Spending: $101,697,732
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,555.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,306
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,306
Revenue Sources, State: 10%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.2%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 73.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 213.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,075
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,240
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,318
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 60
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,891
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 85.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 88.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 89.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $696
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $510
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,748
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
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): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 87.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $805
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $869
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 59%
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): $304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $81
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $47
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $7
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $53,645
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,198
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 73.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 72
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $77,406
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 73.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,059
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 66
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 213.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,365
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 258.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $116,340
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 24.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $14,978,741
2008-09 Actual: $-960,860
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $14,017,881
2009-10 Actual: $-1,918,809
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $5,179,342
Actual Excess (2009-10): $4,663,553