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District: WESTFIELD TOWN (5730)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $92,787,115
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,324.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,670
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2009-10 Total Spending: $94,753,235
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,349.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,923
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,923
Revenue Sources, State: 12.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 245.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,601
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,839
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,814
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 23
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,884
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,029
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,966
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,743
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 85.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
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): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 79%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,082
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,056
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 64.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 68.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 65.1%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 1
% 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): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 26.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $6
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 11
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $64,738
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 73
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $67,672
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 89.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $69,321
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 94.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,896
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 29
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 245.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 3
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $127,656
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 86
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 237.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 20.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 19.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $4,052,383
2008-09 Actual: $-537,902
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,514,481
2009-10 Actual: $1,574,185
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $449,912