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District: WEST MORRIS REGIONAL (5660)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: MORRIS
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $49,256,648
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,682.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,362
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2009-10 Total Spending: $51,317,001
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,734.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,766
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,766
Revenue Sources, State: 14.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 79.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 168.1
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,861
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,029
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,934
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 19
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,897
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,653
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,566
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,809
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 86.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,879
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,604
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% 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): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 78.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 75.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $638
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 48.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 49.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $636
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.9%
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): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
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): $930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,005
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $973
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $284
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $169
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $82
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $64,775
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,665
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 79.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 34
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $74,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 88.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $76,544
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 25
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 168.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $148,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 171.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $148,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 4
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $7,124,825
2008-09 Actual: $1,086,704
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $8,211,529
2009-10 Actual: $-1,881,683
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,888,757
Actual Excess (2009-10): $940,598