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District: MOUNTAIN LAKES BORO (3460)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $37,208,214
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,650.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,538
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2009-10 Total Spending: $38,399,569
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,667.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,027
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $23,027
Revenue Sources, State: 10.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 50.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 38.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 30.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 80.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 22%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,664
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,760
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,641
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $11,169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $11,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,901
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,987
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,702
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
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): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% 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): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $976
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $537
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $571
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $6
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $97
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $71,937
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $76,780
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 30.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $75,927
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 30.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,777
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 40
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 80.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $132,140
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 88.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $138,086
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,139,458
2008-09 Actual: $550,013
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,689,471
2009-10 Actual: $-124,359
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $49,757
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0