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District: NEWTON TOWN (3590)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $25,517,097
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,577.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,173
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2009-10 Total Spending: $26,496,268
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,554.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,049
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,049
Revenue Sources, State: 28.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 43.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 19.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 81.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 155.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,158
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,701
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,940
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 34
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $94
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,786
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,834
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,835
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
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): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,566
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 58.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% 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): 58.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 57.9%
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): $519
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $565
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $14
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $62,188
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,730
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 81.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $62,755
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 75.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,953
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 155.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $116,070
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 168.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,563
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,190,169
2008-09 Actual: $224,079
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,414,248
2009-10 Actual: $31,603
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $4,732