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District: RIDGEFIELD BORO (4370)
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: $35,592,309
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,980
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,975
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,006,111
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,946.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,008
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,008
Revenue Sources, State: 15.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 47.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 29.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 3.6%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11
  Student/Support Ratio: 59.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 121
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 23.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,292
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,003
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,188
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 64
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,820
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 64.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $10,037
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,422
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,077
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 98.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,369
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
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): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,017
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 74.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 73.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $927
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 70.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,409
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,431
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 44.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 44.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 41.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
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): $477
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $46
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $5
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
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $58,116
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,474
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 59.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $88,003
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 55.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $93,511
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 67
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 121
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $98,976
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 158
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,839
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,328,272
2008-09 Actual: $-671,282
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,656,990
2009-10 Actual: $-71,375
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0