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District: READINGTON TWP (4350)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $36,509,654
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,042.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,879
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,779,876
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,097.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,013
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 76
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,013
Revenue Sources, State: 13%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 75.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 5.2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 3.7%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 73
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 158.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,038
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,939
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,209
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $510
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,059
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 87.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,922
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
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): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,476
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% 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): 46.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 48.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 27%
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): $133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $224
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $144
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,130
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,670
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 73
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $68,715
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 69.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 71
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,929
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 158.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $111,547
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 184.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $116,289
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,534,926
2008-09 Actual: $-194,505
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,340,421
2009-10 Actual: $-1,921,186
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $569,194
Actual Excess (2009-10): $646,556