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District: NEW BRUNSWICK CITY (3530)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $168,824,399
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,087.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,874
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
2009-10 Total Spending: $177,463,175
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,420.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,076
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 94
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,076
Revenue Sources, State: 70.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 16.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 13.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 60
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 160
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,635
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 92
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,719
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 92
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,241
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 96
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,666
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,682
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,029
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,791
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,300
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 75.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 78.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
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): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $986
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 52.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 52.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.2%
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): $94
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 28.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 31%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $200
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $100
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 76
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $76,119
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 98
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 73
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $74,256
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 60
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 100
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $82,119
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 66.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 97
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,182
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 77
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 160
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 81
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $114,803
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 194.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $115,919
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 67
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $7,226,143
2008-09 Actual: $6,539,874
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $13,766,017
2009-10 Actual: $2,533,498
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0