Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending March 2011 >CSG Home

District: W WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO REG (5715)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $160,559,564
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,910.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,201
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 47
2009-10 Total Spending: $164,799,364
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,954.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,555
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,555
Revenue Sources, State: 12%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 3.8%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 217.8
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,048
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,388
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,887
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 51
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,476
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,698
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,695
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
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): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 78.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $968
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 74.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $758
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53%
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): $311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $9
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $6
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $75,200
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 96
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $78,090
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 98
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 85.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $81,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 77
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $81,590
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 71
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 217.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $127,728
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 87
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 257.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,707
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 19.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 21.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $20,467,270
2008-09 Actual: $2,812,300
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $23,279,570
2009-10 Actual: $-2,623,694
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $4,581,456
Actual Excess (2009-10): $2,103,369