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District: ROCKAWAY BORO (4480)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $8,257,881
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 672.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,276
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2009-10 Total Spending: $8,337,221
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 671
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,426
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $12,426
Revenue Sources, State: 17.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 75.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 146.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,046
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,946
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,048
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 3
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,955
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 68.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,572
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
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): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,032
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 57.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $569
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): 56.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.3%
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): $80
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $130
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $16
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 14.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,310
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,085
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 82.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $49,285
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 114.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $56,128
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 18
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 146.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $99,519
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 221.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $99,519
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $441,155
2008-09 Actual: $-9,407
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $431,748
2009-10 Actual: $84,474
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $31,923