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District: SOMERSET CO VOCATIONAL (4810)
Operating Type VOC
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type VOC Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $15,296,304
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 802.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,051
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2009-10 Total Spending: $14,846,433
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 493.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $30,061
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $30,061
Revenue Sources, State: 18.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 72.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 4.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 62
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 68.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,429
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $30,584
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $26,276
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 21
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $10,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $15,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $12,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 47%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $14,780
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 48.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $11,108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 42.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 89.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,531
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 89.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,546
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.4%
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): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4,074
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,005
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 38.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 39.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,941
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 37.5%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
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): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 37.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $54
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $56,233
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 62
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $87,054
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 54.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,854
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 15
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 68.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $111,995
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 61.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $113,119
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 6.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,409,405
2008-09 Actual: $-341,526
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,067,879
2009-10 Actual: $-493,043
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0