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District: SOMERS POINT CITY (4800)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $15,822,116
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,142.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,852
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,114,028
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,102.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,523
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,523
Revenue Sources, State: 35.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 50.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 13.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 79.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 156
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,780
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,638
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,169
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 14
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,728
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.2%
%% 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): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $353
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,619
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 87.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
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): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $991
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $600
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.5%
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): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 30.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $46
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $21
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 86
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $51,520
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 85
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $51,620
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 79.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $56,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 70.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $56,020
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 7
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 156
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 74
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $109,149
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 150.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $86,432
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,207,848
2008-09 Actual: $511,453
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,719,301
2009-10 Actual: $-300,663
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $444,209
Actual Excess (2009-10): $246,222