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District: MONTCLAIR TOWN (3310)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $118,057,159
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,754.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,478
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2009-10 Total Spending: $123,052,804
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,257.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,665
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 85
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,665
Revenue Sources, State: 13.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 65.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 178
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,964
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 79
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,624
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 91
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,404
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 78
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,066
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,028
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,619
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,901
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,473
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
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): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 89.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 52.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $783
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 52.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.7%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $64,477
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $68,037
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 65.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 93
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $85,279
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 87
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 70.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 85
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $85,279
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 86
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 178
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $124,404
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 218.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,687
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,990,611
2008-09 Actual: $1,089,564
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $7,080,175
2009-10 Actual: $-107,112
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,647,861
Actual Excess (2009-10): $2,325,981