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District: WANAQUE BORO (5440)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $17,257,433
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 968.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,814
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 76
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,379,747
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 930.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,684
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 78
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,684
Revenue Sources, State: 23.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 70.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 73.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 190.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,668
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 80
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,178
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 76
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,619
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 70
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,954
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,895
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,619
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $512
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 77.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 74.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,764
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,638
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
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): $138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 73.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $995
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 60.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,409
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,369
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $708
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% 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): 50.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 25.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 26%
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): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 20.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $62
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $49
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 69
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $69,245
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 80
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $72,540
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 82
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 73.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $83,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 81
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 98.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,343
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 83
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 190.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $128,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 76
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 312.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $132,709
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 29.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,236,498
2008-09 Actual: $-338,512
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $897,986
2009-10 Actual: $173,098
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $63,455
Actual Excess (2009-10): $300,772