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District: PASSAIC CITY (3970)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $256,143,494
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,693.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,706
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2009-10 Total Spending: $268,926,677
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,112.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,056
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,056
Revenue Sources, State: 74.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 7.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 17.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.3%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13
  Student/Support Ratio: 74.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,706
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,046
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,100
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 69
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,983
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,782
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 20.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,743
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 74.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 76.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,025
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 73.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
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): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 89%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 89%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,048
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,083
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $449
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 44.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 44.2%
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): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $22
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $26
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $60,464
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,859
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 74.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $93,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 104
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 105.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $95,746
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 102
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 162
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 76
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $119,163
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 232.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,431
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 88
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $4,115,443
2008-09 Actual: $6,705,467
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $10,820,910
2009-10 Actual: $11,962,557
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,685,259