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District: RINGWOOD BORO (4400)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $21,596,007
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,382.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,622
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2009-10 Total Spending: $22,050,899
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,329.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,581
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,581
Revenue Sources, State: 21.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 72.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 188.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 18.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,303
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,014
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,137
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 58
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 66.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 66.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,643
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
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): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $842
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.6%
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): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $9
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $65,325
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 72.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $66,390
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 73.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $72,650
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 188.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $111,160
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 183.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,797
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $682,241
2008-09 Actual: $297,074
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $979,315
2009-10 Actual: $412,108
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $172,060
Actual Excess (2009-10): $147,806