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District: UNION TWP (5270)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $10,841,211
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 561.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,312
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,684,127
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 539.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,810
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,810
Revenue Sources, State: 13.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 63.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 177.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,630
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,560
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,284
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 58
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $346
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,946
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,077
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,387
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 74.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,580
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 73.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,679
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,744
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
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): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 66.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 74.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 72.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 33.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 36.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $667
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 28.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.1%
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): $140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $46
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $13
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $65,695
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,470
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 63.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $71,345
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 88.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $64,316
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 177.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $110,344
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 173.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $110,344
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $555,359
2008-09 Actual: $185,444
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $740,803
2009-10 Actual: $697,129
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0