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District: FREEDOM ACADEMY CS (6240)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $3,666,357
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 275
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,332
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2009-10 Total Spending: $3,598,212
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 198
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,173
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,173
Revenue Sources, State: 83.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 4.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 12.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 66
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 66
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 7.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,511
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,402
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,855
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 38
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,554
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 46.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 83.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 40.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 86.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 44.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 78.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $424
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $632
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $496
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $969
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,098
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,098
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $765
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 48.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,098
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 100%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,722
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 82.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,743
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 23.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 31.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,550
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.8%
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): $887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 32.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 38.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 43.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.7%
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): $725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 41%
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): 20.8%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 21.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $170
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): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 30
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $54,730
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 57
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,279
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 66
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 48
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $54,290
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 27
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 57.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $57,569
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 43
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 66
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 52
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $70,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 114.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $71,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 6.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $687,238
2008-09 Actual: $-156,000
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $531,238
2009-10 Actual: $-534,722
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0