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District: SOUTH RIVER BORO (4920)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $29,083,487
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,291
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,694
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2009-10 Total Spending: $31,347,583
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,306.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,593
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,593
Revenue Sources, State: 42.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 45.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 11.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 91.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 155.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,180
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,936
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,650
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 1
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,387
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
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): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $997
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,005
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,068
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 23.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 28.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 26.1%
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): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $11
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $50,725
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,675
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 91.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $64,080
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 99.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,850
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 41
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 155.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,313
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 197.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $113,907
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,506,681
2008-09 Actual: $1,269,178
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,775,859
2009-10 Actual: $-721,940
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $697,216
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0