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District: SPARTA TWP (4960)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $65,267,595
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,024.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,219
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2009-10 Total Spending: $65,409,588
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,973.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,460
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,460
Revenue Sources, State: 19.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 76.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 97.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 217.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,848
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,084
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,594
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 17
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,497
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,060
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,559
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,476
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
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): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $966
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $980
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,489
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% 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): 50.4%
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): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $14
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $70,213
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 90
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $70,913
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 97.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $80,163
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 68
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 147.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $82,586
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 74
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 217.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $120,688
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 227.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,280
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $7,575,357
2008-09 Actual: $-3,739,838
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,835,519
2009-10 Actual: $-483,524
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,142,529