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District: RUTHERFORD BORO (4600)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $41,354,551
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,526.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,367
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2009-10 Total Spending: $42,331,845
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,495.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,961
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,961
Revenue Sources, State: 14.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 86.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 142.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,637
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,346
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,240
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 45
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59%
%% 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): $349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,379
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,457
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,405
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): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,538
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
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): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,531
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $947
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 52.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 42.8%
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): $328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $22
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $62,439
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,346
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 86.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $81,582
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,942
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 142.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $128,665
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 151.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $128,456
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,467,284
2008-09 Actual: $-43,704
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,423,580
2009-10 Actual: $744,323
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0