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District: SECAUCUS TOWN (4730)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $36,348,025
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,130.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,059
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,983,026
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,170.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,496
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,496
Revenue Sources, State: 9.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 105.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 151
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,257
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,252
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,765
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 50
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,623
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,511
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 52.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,072
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $251
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,880
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,668
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,614
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
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): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 76.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,089
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 61.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,072
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 56.3%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $291
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 14.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $61,711
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 105.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $57,836
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 116.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,547
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 7
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 151
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $138,204
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 65
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 182.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $143,411
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
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): $2,531,624
2008-09 Actual: $-69,105
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,462,519
2009-10 Actual: $-652,535
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $806,418
Actual Excess (2009-10): $152,128