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District: RIDGEFIELD PARK TWP (4380)
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: $33,734,268
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,133.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,812
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2009-10 Total Spending: $34,315,103
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,172.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,794
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,794
Revenue Sources, State: 20%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 62.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 11%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 70.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 123.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,839
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,726
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,008
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 37
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,798
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,341
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 98%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,700
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 98.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10
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): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,072
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,990
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,032
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 98.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
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): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% 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): $677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% 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): 49.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 61.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 54.9%
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): $411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $426
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 20.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $243
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $23
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $63,341
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,649
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 70.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $74,588
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,861
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 45
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 123.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $119,041
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 127.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,541
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 11.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,972,709
2008-09 Actual: $-427,652
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,545,057
2009-10 Actual: $-64,582
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $297,099
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0