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District: MOUNT LAUREL TWP (3440)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: BURLINGTON
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $65,241,950
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,376.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,909
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2009-10 Total Spending: $67,764,613
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,376.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,484
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,484
Revenue Sources, State: 14.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 68.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 187.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,262
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,654
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,242
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 42
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,919
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,491
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% 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): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 74.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,318
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $682
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% 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): 53.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.8%
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): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $101
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $84
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $92
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,575
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 68.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $70,571
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 72.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $65,959
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 187.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $102,206
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 195.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,238
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $7,222,504
2008-09 Actual: $1,973,899
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $9,196,403
2009-10 Actual: $-68,804
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $3,979,468
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,522,280