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District: WESTWOOD REGIONAL (5755)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $47,176,856
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,804.5
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,822
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2009-10 Total Spending: $50,375,759
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,807.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,942
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,942
Revenue Sources, State: 12.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 118.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,177
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,884
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,570
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,990
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,572
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 49.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,822
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,059
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 79.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 77.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 74.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
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): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,396
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 84.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $748
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% 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): 48.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $795
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% 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): 51.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% 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): 47.8%
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): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $425
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 24.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $29
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $16
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $57,425
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 82.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $75,450
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 48
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 76.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $79,475
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 55
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 118.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $124,400
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 48
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 124.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 11
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 64
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $2,963,515
2008-09 Actual: $1,162,990
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,126,505
2009-10 Actual: $583,666
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $1,280,472
Actual Excess (2009-10): $500,000