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District: SUSSEX-WANTAGE REGIONAL (5100)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $25,729,448
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,521.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,913
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 70
2009-10 Total Spending: $25,862,492
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,540.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,789
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,789
Revenue Sources, State: 36.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 56.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 65
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 190.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 22.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,007
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 71
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,397
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,114
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 57
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,701
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 98.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $93
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
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): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,024
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 71.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 77.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,069
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 74.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 55.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $702
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55%
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): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $83
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 29.2%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $82
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 72
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $60,580
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,265
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 65
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $74,485
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 61.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $67,380
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 42
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 190.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,475
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 183.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $109,574
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,851,606
2008-09 Actual: $-810,295
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,041,311
2009-10 Actual: $-464,453
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0