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District: WASHINGTON TWP (5500)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: GLOUCESTER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $140,359,083
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,784.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,978
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2009-10 Total Spending: $145,128,864
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,681
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,718
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,718
Revenue Sources, State: 39.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 49.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 3.5%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 76.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 175.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,510
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 50
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,040
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,315
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 59
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,528
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 68.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,045
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 65.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,496
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,636
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,873
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,483
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
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): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $991
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 45%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $678
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $89
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
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): $179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $7
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $7
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $60,400
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,145
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): 76.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 64
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $78,865
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 66
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 80.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $78,865
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 61
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 175.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $122,460
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 187.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,367
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 70
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 55
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $7,212,709
2008-09 Actual: $3,610,037
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $10,787,746
2009-10 Actual: $124,592
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,222,315
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,960,131