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District: SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD REG (4670)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $84,524,123
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,509.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,341
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2009-10 Total Spending: $86,299,521
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,543.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,567
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,567
Revenue Sources, State: 12.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.5%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 104.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 213.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,677
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,812
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,895
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 25
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,873
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,813
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,513
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
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): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $958
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 64%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 64.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,096
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 65.5%
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): $290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $9
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $60
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $5
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): 6
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,765
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,238
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 104.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $67,522
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 109.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $66,951
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 213.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $129,668
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 91
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 223.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,087
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 82
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,547,128
2008-09 Actual: $1,495
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,548,623
2009-10 Actual: $1,892,080
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $344,962