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District: WEST DEPTFORD TWP (5620)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: GLOUCESTER
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $45,218,984
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,252.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,901
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2009-10 Total Spending: $46,574,650
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,225.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,438
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,438
Revenue Sources, State: 27.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 64.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 96.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 210.9
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,969
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,237
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,139
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 7
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,613
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,718
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,487
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,513
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
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): $6
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 78%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $976
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,519
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $855
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 56.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
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): $785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.2%
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): $356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 25%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $55
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $52
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $35
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $64,106
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 16
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,106
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 96.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $77,210
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 86
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,983
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 42
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 210.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 1
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $109,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 205.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $110,750
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $5,645,534
2008-09 Actual: $-267,066
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,378,468
2009-10 Actual: $-2,501,692
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,000,000
Actual Excess (2009-10): $285,630