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District: LIBERTY ACADEMY CS (6235)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: HUDSON
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,069,836
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 286.4
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,212
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,409,612
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 268
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,453
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 47
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,453
Revenue Sources, State: 77%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 16.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 8.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 89.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,255
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,466
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,506
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 23
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,964
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 40.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 36%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 50.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 45.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $513
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
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): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
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): $1,192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,891
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 39.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.9%
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): $4,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 34.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 85.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,936
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 29.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.9%
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): $1,190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 30.2%
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): 29.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 8.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $45,895
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $45,088
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 0
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $0
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 0
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 0
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $0
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 0
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 89.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 35
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $80,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 88.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $80,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 10
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 32
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 8.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $802,237
2008-09 Actual: $-79,286
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $722,951
2009-10 Actual: $-194,674
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0