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District: NORTHERN HIGHLANDS REG (3700)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: BERGEN
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $26,332,999
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,340
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,652
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2009-10 Total Spending: $26,914,424
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,329.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,248
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,248
Revenue Sources, State: 9.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 75%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 0.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 13.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.5%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 136.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,055
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,165
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,795
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 34
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,629
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 89.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.7%
%% 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): $784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,636
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,441
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,543
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 81.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,758
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
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): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 86.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,495
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 46.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,058
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 48.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 43.3%
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): $894
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $855
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $959
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $273
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $115
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $67,323
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $71,274
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 93.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $78,496
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 99.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,413
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 136.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $129,832
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 141.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $141,207
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,753,534
2008-09 Actual: $-63,521
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,690,013
2009-10 Actual: $-251,388
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $812,011
Actual Excess (2009-10): $755,979