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District: NEWARK CITY (3570)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $1,036,002,692
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 45,808.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,616
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 103
2009-10 Total Spending: $1,037,458,044
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 45,123.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,992
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 103
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,992
Revenue Sources, State: 71.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 10.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 17.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 34.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 79.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,592
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 104
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,085
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 104
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,315
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 102
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 48.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,997
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 49.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 46.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,644
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 47.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 46.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 24.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 24%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 24.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,092
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 23.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,592
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,517
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
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): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,186
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,958
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 68.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 69.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,693
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 65%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $33
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $18
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $67,760
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 83
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $63,450
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 34.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 106
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $90,991
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 99
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 37.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $90,982
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 94
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 79.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 106
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,409
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 95.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 105
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,694
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 7.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 106
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 8.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $61,906,748
2008-09 Actual: $217,848
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $63,976,975
2009-10 Actual: $-23,602,774
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $10,373,157
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0