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District: PALISADES PARK (3910)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $23,801,782
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,443.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,487
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2009-10 Total Spending: $25,007,183
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,512.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,529
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,529
Revenue Sources, State: 15.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 65.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 125.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,926
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,028
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,628
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 10
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,565
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 66.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,021
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,652
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,628
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% 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): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,081
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 63.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $564
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.9%
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): $363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $29
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $50,150
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $49,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 65.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $62,010
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 68.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $62,010
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 14
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 125.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $104,579
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 131
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,579
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $874,394
2008-09 Actual: $354,278
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,228,672
2009-10 Actual: $-179,280
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $106,646
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0