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District: RAMSEY BORO (4310)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $53,546,368
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,169.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,892
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2009-10 Total Spending: $54,181,295
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,158
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,157
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,157
Revenue Sources, State: 10.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 3.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 78.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 191.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,470
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,669
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,865
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 62
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,953
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,675
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 79.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,975
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,387
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
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): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 73%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,082
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 53.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $882
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 61%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 23.2%
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): $337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $19
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $18
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $62,596
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,354
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 78.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $69,758
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 75.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,152
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 191.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $135,640
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 189.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $141,314
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,584,600
2008-09 Actual: $824,882
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,409,482
2009-10 Actual: $1,167,135
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $840,339