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District: FOUNDATION ACADEMY CS (6017)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: MERCER
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $1,408,507
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 124.3
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,332
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2009-10 Total Spending: $2,678,115
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 185.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,424
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,424
Revenue Sources, State: 84.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 9.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 18.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 132.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 186
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,787
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,113
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,529
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 48
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 48.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 44.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 92.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 38.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 79.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 45.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 85.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (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): $898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Total Support 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): $2,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support 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%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 54.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 27.3%
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): $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%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 75.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 81.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 37.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 9.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 24.8%
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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 0%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2008-09): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 18.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 2
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $51,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 51
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 132.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $55,127
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 33
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 133.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $56,454
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 39
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 186
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 10
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $90,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 44
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 90.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $90,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 11.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 28
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $139,058
2008-09 Actual: $290,117
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $429,175
2009-10 Actual: $357,718
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0