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District: PLUMSTED TWP (4190)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: OCEAN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $27,620,851
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,826
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,126
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2009-10 Total Spending: $27,416,653
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,737.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,782
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,782
Revenue Sources, State: 47%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 38.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 13.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 66.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,617
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,857
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,413
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 8
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,074
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,732
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,758
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,388
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,553
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,544
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,449
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
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): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,040
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 77.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,089
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 16.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 16.1%
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): $507
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $587
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $13
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $51,475
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,511
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 66.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $56,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 64.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $59,298
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 8
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 162.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $108,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 157.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $112,632
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,511,346
2008-09 Actual: $-1,631,149
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,880,197
2009-10 Actual: $811,217
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,706,201
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0