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District: TRENTON CITY (5210)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $304,258,010
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,964.2
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,789
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 98
2009-10 Total Spending: $288,853,106
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,730.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,037
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,037
Revenue Sources, State: 77.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 7.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 15.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 65.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 161.4
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,826
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 98
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,259
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 97
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,250
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 97
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,842
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,791
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 49.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 50.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,971
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,718
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,789
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
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): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,812
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,669
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 66.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,783
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 66.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 48.5%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% 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%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $78
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 34.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 39.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 48.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $9
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $9
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $78,421
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 102
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $79,811
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 101
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 65.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 92
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $82,801
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 82
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 74.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $85,996
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 87
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 161.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 77
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $109,764
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 197.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,936
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $81,796
2008-09 Actual: $-2,017,493
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $-1,935,697
2009-10 Actual: $5,419,796
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0