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District: WEEHAWKEN TWP (5580)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $22,703,860
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,207.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,809
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2009-10 Total Spending: $23,352,307
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,251.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,657
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,657
Revenue Sources, State: 22%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 81.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 121.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,850
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,545
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,644
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 33
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,049
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 89.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 90.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $409
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,714
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,921
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,789
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,623
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,722
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
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): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $662
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 41.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $724
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 54.8%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
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): $415
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $16
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $56,722
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,674
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 81.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 17
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $56,178
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 85.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $57,325
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 7
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 121.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $129,612
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 36
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 126
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,132
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,848,417
2008-09 Actual: $205,511
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,053,928
2009-10 Actual: $-319,245
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $486,292
Actual Excess (2009-10): $159,264