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District: PASSAIC VALLEY REGIONAL (3990)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $23,263,855
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,275
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,247
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2009-10 Total Spending: $23,949,913
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,304.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,366
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,366
Revenue Sources, State: 9.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 105.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 116.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,418
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,502
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,936
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 20
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,055
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,456
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,359
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,416
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,510
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,797
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
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): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 66.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 75.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 76%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 56.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.1%
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): $913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $780
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 20.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 21.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $228
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $174
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $190
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,595
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,842
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 105.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $89,771
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 115.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $87,887
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 44
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 116.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $111,333
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 22
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 117.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $112,433
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,236,018
2008-09 Actual: $8,513
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,244,531
2009-10 Actual: $-343,690
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $447,758
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0