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District: MONTGOMERY TWP (3320)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $80,457,404
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,351
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,036
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2009-10 Total Spending: $82,393,177
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,258.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,669
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,669
Revenue Sources, State: 11.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 100.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 207.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,839
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,614
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,802
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,039
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,470
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,495
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,638
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
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): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $928
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,004
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 41.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $644
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% 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): 45%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $668
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 42.5%
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): $328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,010
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,210
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 100.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $67,810
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 102.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $72,145
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 36
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 207.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $123,087
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 213.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $115,992
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,911,130
2008-09 Actual: $-83,663
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,827,467
2009-10 Actual: $-929,702
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $2,362,368
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0