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District: CENTRAL JERSEY ARTS CS (6217)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: UNION
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,079,637
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 300.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,568
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,493,124
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 344.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,039
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 14
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,039
Revenue Sources, State: 80.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 17.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 115
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 172.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 7.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,560
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,336
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,971
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 27
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,866
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 50.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 41.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,353
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 46.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 37.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
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): $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): $1,151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
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): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 70.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 30.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 39.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,728
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
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): $2,584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 22.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 72.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 30.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 77%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 68.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (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%
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): 17.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $63
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $131
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $41,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $41,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 115
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 25
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $50,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 63.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $53,525
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 31
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 172.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $87,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 42
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 383
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $91,936
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 40
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $307,166
2008-09 Actual: $46,087
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $432,382
2009-10 Actual: $232,128
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0