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District: ROCKAWAY TWP (4490)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $50,002,093
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,731.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,303
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 79
2009-10 Total Spending: $50,787,718
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,639.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,244
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,244
Revenue Sources, State: 14.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 45.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 191.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,822
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 85
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,508
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 86
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,533
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 81
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,068
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,553
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $23
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): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,476
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,099
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
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): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 76.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,814
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $929
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 52.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $935
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 51.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,010
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.5%
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): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $64
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $19
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $32
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,122
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 73
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,605
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 45.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 88
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $64,522
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 34
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 63.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,000
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 191.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $127,218
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 73
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 196.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $133,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 22.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 19.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $6,469,262
2008-09 Actual: $-1,863,675
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,605,587
2009-10 Actual: $-1,976,077
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $230,964
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0