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District: MOUNT ARLINGTON BORO (3410)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $10,394,637
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 591.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,581
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,399,042
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 576.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,051
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,051
Revenue Sources, State: 10%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 53.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 189
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,893
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,611
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,746
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 39
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,947
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,341
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $89
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,644
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
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): $55
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): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 73%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 68.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,888
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% 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): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% 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): 41.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $827
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 43.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 40.2%
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): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,025
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 53.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $69,815
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 52.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,515
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 59
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 189
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $120,128
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 127
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,141
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $942,816
2008-09 Actual: $105,931
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,048,747
2009-10 Actual: $493,838
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $242,731
Actual Excess (2009-10): $54,033