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District: MORRIS PLAINS BORO (3380)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $15,134,728
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 876.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,267
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,740,088
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 875
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,989
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,989
Revenue Sources, State: 10.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 128.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 160.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,076
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,396
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,664
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 28
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,702
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,387
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other 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): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 41%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 44.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $875
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 49%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,736
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.9%
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): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 67.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 76.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,431
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,768
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,706
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 63.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 44.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45.4%
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): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 30.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $195
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): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,489
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,995
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 128.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $57,071
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 106.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $57,777
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 22
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 160.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $102,766
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 160
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $102,766
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,507,688
2008-09 Actual: $-234,655
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,273,033
2009-10 Actual: $5,585
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $100,407
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0