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District: WEST ESSEX REGIONAL (5630)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: ESSEX
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $35,444,181
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,673.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,185
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2009-10 Total Spending: $35,346,633
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,591
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,217
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,217
Revenue Sources, State: 12%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.8%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 98.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,216
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,944
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,072
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 36
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,553
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $8,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 90.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,897
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,957
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
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): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,606
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,414
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,061
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 53.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.2%
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): $781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $39
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $71,241
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $69,024
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 82.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $82,312
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,145
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 98.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,926
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 115.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,926
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 9.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
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): $1,558,228
2008-09 Actual: $-231,445
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,326,783
2009-10 Actual: $673,847
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0