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District: SOMERDALE BORO (4790)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $6,977,934
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 483.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,420
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2009-10 Total Spending: $7,383,929
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 477
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,479
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,479
Revenue Sources, State: 38.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 50.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 10.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 73.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 134.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,377
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,958
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,153
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 64.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,751
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $95
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
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): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,051
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 24.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 23.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% 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): 54.4%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $15
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): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
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): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 33.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 38.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $57
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $101
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $46
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,020
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,518
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 73.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $47,698
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $55,982
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 17
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 134.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $75,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 146.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $80,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $728,734
2008-09 Actual: $215,284
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $933,795
2009-10 Actual: $-283,824
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $302,536
Actual Excess (2009-10): $97,095