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District: WALLKILL VALLEY REGIONAL (5435)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $15,580,856
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 847
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,396
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,387,616
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 812.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,938
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,938
Revenue Sources, State: 34.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 57.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 2%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 87.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 85.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 17%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,592
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,116
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,221
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,789
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,718
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% 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): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 86.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $879
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 50.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 54%
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): $806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $34
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $52
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $24
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): 15
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $79,975
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $83,925
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 87.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $90,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 96.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $93,513
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 85.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $121,259
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 79.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,185
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 7.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,116,683
2008-09 Actual: $-83,878
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,032,805
2009-10 Actual: $-438,277
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $670,204
Actual Excess (2009-10): $516,079