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District: WHARTON BORO (5770)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $12,955,180
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 841.8
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,390
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2009-10 Total Spending: $13,180,525
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 853.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,450
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,450
Revenue Sources, State: 30.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 56.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 10.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 2.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 81.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 191.2
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 20.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,090
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,306
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,490
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 68
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,629
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 63.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,700
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 59.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,370
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,879
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,055
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,442
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 83.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,575
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 76.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 57.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
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): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $946
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 73.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $957
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 74.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 69.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $442
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 37.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 43.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 13.3%
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): $99
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 21.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $13
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $34
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,364
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,748
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 81.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 39
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $68,321
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 43
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 117
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $62,515
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 24
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 191.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $98,605
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 167.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $107,174
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 18.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 29
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $356,705
2008-09 Actual: $154,842
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $511,548
2009-10 Actual: $300,599
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $72,248
Actual Excess (2009-10): $39,953