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District: MARION P. THOMAS CS (7210)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $6,336,161
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 476.7
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,291
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2009-10 Total Spending: $8,262,148
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 513.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,098
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,098
Revenue Sources, State: 78.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 11.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 9.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 17.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 171
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 85.5
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 4.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,652
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,522
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,966
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 63
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 53.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,021
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 44.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 46.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 87.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 40.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 40.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 80.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $514
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
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): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15%
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): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 43.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 75.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 35.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 35.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.4%
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): $3,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 82.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 27%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 73%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,341
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,579
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,617
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.5%
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): 34.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 36.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $46
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 17.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 6
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $51,868
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $50,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 171
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $68,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 142.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,250
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 85.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $110,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 56
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 95
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 5.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 54
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $-409,975
2008-09 Actual: $712,189
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $302,214
2009-10 Actual: $469,223
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0