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District: RIVER VALE TWP (4430)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $20,770,949
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,421.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,616
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2009-10 Total Spending: $21,808,743
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,392.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,661
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,661
Revenue Sources, State: 10.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 2.4%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 99.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 267.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,457
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,283
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,084
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 37
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,607
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,936
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $186
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,457
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,590
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
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): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 75.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,511
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 57.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $790
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $796
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.7%
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): $113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $77
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $67,040
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 79
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $71,380
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 81
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 99.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $84,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 82
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $71,755
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 267.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $138,776
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 277.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $145,021
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 85
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 22.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,204,516
2008-09 Actual: $65,049
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,269,565
2009-10 Actual: $74,946
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $242,812
Actual Excess (2009-10): $255,377