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District: PERTH AMBOY CITY (4090)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $180,451,659
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,038
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,977
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 76
2009-10 Total Spending: $191,261,084
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,386.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,414
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,414
Revenue Sources, State: 69.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 12.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 17.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 79.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 199.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,860
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 78
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,948
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,822
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 87
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,839
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,488
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,911
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.7%
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): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $973
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 85.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $939
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 57%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55.3%
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): $118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 41.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 40.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 44.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $64
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $51
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $72
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,400
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 79.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $67,650
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $71,900
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 199.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $120,890
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 256.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,185
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.1
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): $24,278,622
2008-09 Actual: $3,906,164
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $28,184,786
2009-10 Actual: $-5,400,732
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $15,155,778
Actual Excess (2009-10): $3,738,697