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District: WEST ORANGE TOWN (5680)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $136,698,914
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,580.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,772
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 91
2009-10 Total Spending: $143,066,141
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,739.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,228
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 95
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,228
Revenue Sources, State: 14.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 66.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 174.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,253
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 90
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,498
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,757
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 85
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,814
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $9,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $9,374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 61.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,559
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,039
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,789
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
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): $2
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 90.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,587
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $866
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 54.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $816
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% 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): 51.4%
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): $243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $62
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $102
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $63
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 89
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $72,550
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 93
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $79,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 99
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 66.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 90
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $83,104
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 84
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 67.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 93
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $88,550
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 91
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 174.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $122,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 186.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,716
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 87
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $3,166,567
2008-09 Actual: $2,488,139
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,654,706
2009-10 Actual: $209,966
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $367,784
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0