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District: PATERSON CS FOR SCI/TECH (7503)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $7,226,942
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 603
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,985
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2009-10 Total Spending: $8,066,447
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 619
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,031
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,031
Revenue Sources, State: 86.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 88.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 247.6
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 7.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,474
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,654
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,153
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 54
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 43.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,783
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 41%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 35.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 35.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 41.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 84.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $415
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.4%
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): $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): $2,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
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): $1,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 78%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 25.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 27.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.5%
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): $2,226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 21.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 83.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 22.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 31%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 31.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 10.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 34.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 27.7%
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): 16.9%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 18.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $105
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 18
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $48,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 40
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $49,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 88.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 38
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $50,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 92.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $53,950
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 33
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 247.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $55,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 296.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $65,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 21.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 26.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $212,470
2008-09 Actual: $1,060,898
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,273,368
2009-10 Actual: $545,555
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0