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District: TOTOWA BORO (5200)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $14,443,598
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,010.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,300
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,753,753
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,027.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,331
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,331
Revenue Sources, State: 11.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.3%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 144.7
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,133
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,734
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,306
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,069
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,575
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% 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): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,492
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,542
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,444
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,495
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
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): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 81.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $756
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 62.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $767
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 62.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $786
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60.4%
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): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $16
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $63,460
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 74
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $67,995
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 82.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $72,760
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 73.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $72,245
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 57
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 144.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $120,954
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 140.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $126,699
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 82
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 82
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,503,214
2008-09 Actual: $478,739
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,981,953
2009-10 Actual: $-135,374
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,140,906
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,145,675