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District: WEST LONG BRANCH BORO (5640)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: MONMOUTH
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $11,194,247
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 655.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,088
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,894,985
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 619.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,591
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,591
Revenue Sources, State: 11.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 118.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 120.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,136
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,937
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,242
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 40
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 51.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,604
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 74.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,907
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,670
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
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): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 70.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,632
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 85.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,856
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 48.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 42.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 39.1%
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): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $211
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): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $72
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $13
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 45
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,390
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,060
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 118.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $60,970
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 111.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $62,768
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 35
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 120.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $119,628
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 164.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $112,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $1,261,201
2008-09 Actual: $342,051
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,603,252
2009-10 Actual: $47,559
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $320,083
Actual Excess (2009-10): $858,500