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District: PALMYRA BORO (3920)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BURLINGTON
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $15,325,968
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 975.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,708
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,991,547
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 979.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,327
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,327
Revenue Sources, State: 31.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 48.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 10.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.4%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11
  Student/Support Ratio: 68.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 107.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,456
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,443
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,584
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 19
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 75%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 86%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
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): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 80.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,456
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,437
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $712
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 48.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $728
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% 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): 54.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $687
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.8%
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): $448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $48
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $15
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,241
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,017
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 68.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $55,701
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 66.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $53,705
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 5
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 107.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $108,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 124.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,565
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 11.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,357,984
2008-09 Actual: $-81,056
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,276,928
2009-10 Actual: $-105,435
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $599,821