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District: UNION CITY (5240)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $217,266,876
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 11,514.6
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,869
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
2009-10 Total Spending: $236,585,009
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 11,967.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,769
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 86
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,769
Revenue Sources, State: 71.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 20.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 113.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 141.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,925
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,520
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 90
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,411
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 98
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,825
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 52.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 50.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 47.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,927
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,965
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 20.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
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): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 72.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 71.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,050
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,416
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 16.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,816
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 62.7%
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): $147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $94
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 38.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 41.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $225
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $138
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $99
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): 42
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $59,750
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 113.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $70,628
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 113.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,100
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 25
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 141.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 94
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $131,314
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 96
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 157.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 89
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $134,064
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 94
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 100
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 100
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $59,791,251
2008-09 Actual: $10,228,344
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $70,019,595
2009-10 Actual: $-22,479,857
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $5,170,981