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District: SOMERSET HILLS REGIONAL (4815)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $39,438,728
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,156.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,289
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2009-10 Total Spending: $40,613,287
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,109.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,257
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,257
Revenue Sources, State: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 72.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 11.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 4%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 71.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 159.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,356
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,869
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,133
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 55
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,000
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,708
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
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): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $895
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.1%
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): $499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $100
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $14
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): 26
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $67,973
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $72,440
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 71.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $73,835
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 79.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $79,030
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 159.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $140,265
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 67
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 156.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,090
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 14.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,264,877
2008-09 Actual: $-17,738
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,247,139
2009-10 Actual: $-549,117
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $2,330,943
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,299,862