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District: SOUTH ORANGE-MAPLEWOOD (4900)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $110,636,381
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,336.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,459
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2009-10 Total Spending: $121,088,255
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,546.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,497
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,497
Revenue Sources, State: 12.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 79.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 174.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,397
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 70
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,310
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 78
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,169
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 73
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,531
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,492
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,403
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,884
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,579
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 90.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,771
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,921
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 86.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,497
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,484
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 81
% 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): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% 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): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 7.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 8.4%
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): $179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 19.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $6
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 70
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $71,677
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 91
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 73
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $71,677
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 88
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): 54
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $83,495
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 80.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $82,995
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 76
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 174.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $126,564
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 79
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 169.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $126,564
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 71
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $9,431,266
2008-09 Actual: $3,373,896
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $12,805,162
2009-10 Actual: $-2,616,199
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $3,065,389
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,023,192