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District: OCEAN CITY (3780)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $44,199,510
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,143.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,617
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2009-10 Total Spending: $44,979,537
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,104.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,374
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,374
Revenue Sources, State: 11.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 52.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 33.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 80
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 174.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,653
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,547
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,443
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 67
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,530
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,935
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,084
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $359
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,994
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,489
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
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): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,929
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $879
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 48.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 54%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
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): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $520
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $13
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 64
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $88,763
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $88,434
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 80
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $101,411
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 84.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $104,108
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 69
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 174.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $125,105
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 170.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $121,494
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,946,429
2008-09 Actual: $-88,812
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,857,617
2009-10 Actual: $-559,304
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $369,160
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,212,782