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District: PRINCETON CS (7540)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: MERCER
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $5,218,213
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 318.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,362
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,952,393
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 344
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,396
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,396
Revenue Sources, State: 9.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 344
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 132.3
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 2.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,100
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,843
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,419
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $7,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 50.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $8,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 70.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $6,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 46.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 91%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $7,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 66.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $369
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
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): $1,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
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): $523
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 47.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 30.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,954
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 24.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,937
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17%
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): $1,743
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 40.2%
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): 17.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 69.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 54.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 17.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 26.6%
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): $684
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
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): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 15%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2008-09): $117
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $111
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $58
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2009-10): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $56,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 60
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,788
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 344
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 5
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $52,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 24
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 344
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $53,550
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 32
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 132.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 23
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $131,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 62
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 215
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,025
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 19
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $114,378
2008-09 Actual: $-36,960
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $77,418
2009-10 Actual: $54,473
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0