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District: STRATFORD BORO (5080)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $12,120,854
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 849.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,272
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2009-10 Total Spending: $12,779,088
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 835.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,302
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,302
Revenue Sources, State: 38.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 47.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 4.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.2%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 76
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 176.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,300
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,015
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,927
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 11
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,877
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,872
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,609
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,536
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
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): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 53.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $675
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.6%
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): $111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $77
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,222
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,635
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 76
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $55,222
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $58,635
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 12
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 176.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $99,570
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 16
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 177.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 72
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $650,964
2008-09 Actual: $441,916
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,092,880
2009-10 Actual: $-631,922
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $59,944