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District: WEST MILFORD TWP (5650)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $71,124,583
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,206.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,910
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2009-10 Total Spending: $71,933,708
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,101
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,540
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,540
Revenue Sources, State: 26%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 68.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 67.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 150.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,161
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,461
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,109
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 71
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,957
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,022
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,089
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 92.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,869
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,409
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
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): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 89.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,251
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 88.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,805
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 59%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $984
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% 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): 60.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 29.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $16
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $9
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $62,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $68,950
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 79
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 67.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 85
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $82,650
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 81
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 71.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 82
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $90,000
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 93
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 150.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 88
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $126,425
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 78
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 165.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 82
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $122,405
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 13.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 97
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 93
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,060,579
2008-09 Actual: $265,851
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,326,430
2009-10 Actual: $475,463
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,038,927
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0