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District: NORTH BRUNSWICK TWP (3620)
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: $92,425,912
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,784.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,978
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Total Spending: $95,748,312
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,916.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,182
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,182
Revenue Sources, State: 17.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 77.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 104.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 177.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,631
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,787
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,358
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 9
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,758
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $197
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
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): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,587
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,415
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,496
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,092
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
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): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $828
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $909
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,541
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $888
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 57.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 57.4%
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): $243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $94
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $58
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $33
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,166
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 104.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $67,167
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 108
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,646
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 23
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 177.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $117,934
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 168.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 81
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $114,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 93
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $9,404,693
2008-09 Actual: $164,140
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $9,568,833
2009-10 Actual: $-3,877,789
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,588,161
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0