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District: GRAY CS (6665)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $4,063,576
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 289.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,056
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,496,810
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 281.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,995
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,995
Revenue Sources, State: 80.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 11.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 140.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 0.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,014
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,651
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,896
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 62
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 56.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,442
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 47.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,010
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,041
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 50.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 37.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 47.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 89.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
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): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $936
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $593
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4%
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): $1,700
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,536
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
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): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,880
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 24%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,990
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 21.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.3%
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): $2,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 77.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 72.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 66.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,519
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.6%
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): 18.3%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 20.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.1%
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): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $55,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
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): 140.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 21
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $112,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 58
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 135
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $127,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 11.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 26
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): $379,705
2008-09 Actual: $176,689
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $556,394
2009-10 Actual: $-78,301
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0