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District: RAHWAY CITY (4290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $60,338,909
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,932.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,343
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2009-10 Total Spending: $64,847,575
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,926.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,516
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,516
Revenue Sources, State: 34.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 56.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 99.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 166.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,889
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,610
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,767
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 45
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,721
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.5%
%% 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): $208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $93
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,880
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,656
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
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): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 74.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,037
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 47.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $720
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55.5%
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): $234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $23
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,959
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,448
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 99.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $65,246
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,320
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 26
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 166.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 74
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $114,907
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 192.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $113,483
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,841,870
2008-09 Actual: $2,116,621
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,958,491
2009-10 Actual: $-1,076,004
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,131,885
Actual Excess (2009-10): $590,088