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District: PROSPECT PARK BORO (4270)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $11,368,262
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 891.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,751
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2009-10 Total Spending: $11,988,249
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 879.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,632
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,632
Revenue Sources, State: 58%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 22.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 19.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 98.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 220.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,319
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,854
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,534
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 8
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 68%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 66.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 90.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
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): $15
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): $869
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 73.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $844
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 78.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
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): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,047
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.9%
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): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $971
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 35.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 47.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $512
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 43.1%
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): $6
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): $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): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% 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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $82
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $19
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,953
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,275
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 98.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $57,645
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 85.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $58,985
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 13
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 220.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $118,752
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 214.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $121,044
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,873,766
2008-09 Actual: $1,064,226
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,937,992
2009-10 Actual: $39,618
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $751,765
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0