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District: RIVERDALE BORO (4440)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $7,059,086
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 414.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,040
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2009-10 Total Spending: $7,046,472
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 418.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,823
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,823
Revenue Sources, State: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 72.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 102
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,525
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,021
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,187
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 15
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,877
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 50.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,944
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,297
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 79%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,735
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,856
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
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): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 80.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% 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): $883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 49.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 57.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.7%
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): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.4%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $121
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): 10.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $52,880
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $51,293
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 72.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $48,904
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 68.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $49,534
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 28
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 102
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $101,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 105.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $687,989
2008-09 Actual: $25,910
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $713,899
2009-10 Actual: $13,723
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $49,004
Actual Excess (2009-10): $111,677