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District: UPPER TWP (5340)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $36,749,537
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,377.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,458
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2009-10 Total Spending: $36,100,478
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,277.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,848
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,848
Revenue Sources, State: 30.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 61.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 79.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 209.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,393
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,927
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,940
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 54
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,510
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,975
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,767
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,703
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 87.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 79.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,449
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
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): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,045
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% 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): 48.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% 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): 51.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 46.6%
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): 6
% 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): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $214
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $63,247
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 72
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,938
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 79.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $78,720
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 74
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 76.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $78,720
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 71
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 209.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $94,705
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 8
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 178.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $92,125
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,324,499
2008-09 Actual: $-50,940
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,273,559
2009-10 Actual: $454,937
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $478,000
Actual Excess (2009-10): $168,650