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District: GREATER NEWARK CS (7280)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $2,658,406
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 208
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,781
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2009-10 Total Spending: $2,752,185
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 171.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,072
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,072
Revenue Sources, State: 76.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 12.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 10.6%
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: 85.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 35.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 7.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,135
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,761
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,015
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 65
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 57.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 47.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 83.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,939
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 87.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,012
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 43.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 78.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $571
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $341
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $422
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $520
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
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): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,718
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17%
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): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 47.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 52.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 32%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 26.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $3,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.7%
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): $1,874
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 18.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 57.8%
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): 16.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 67.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
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): 15%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 18.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $121
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $211
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): $57,866
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,131
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 85.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $70,503
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 47
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 83
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,111
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 57
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 35.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 63
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $95,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 49
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 83
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,539
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 3.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 7.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $45,311
2008-09 Actual: $415,539
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $460,850
2009-10 Actual: $353,866
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0