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District: SOARING HEIGHTS CS (7830)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: HUDSON
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $2,595,247
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 207.9
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,485
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2009-10 Total Spending: $2,993,794
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 213.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,029
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,029
Revenue Sources, State: 70.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 18.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 11.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 213
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 213
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 5.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,137
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,042
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,875
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 11
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,067
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $4,966
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 54.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 51.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 85.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $5,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 90.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $318
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $575
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $575
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 100%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 100%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 33.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 17.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.4%
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): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 73.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 80.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 67.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $1,431
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,855
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
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): 16.5%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.4%
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): 13.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $51,023
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 50
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $51,023
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 213
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 12
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $47,723
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 15
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 220
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $47,723
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 16
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 213
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 9
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $105,760
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 53
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 220
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,760
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $571,581
2008-09 Actual: $34,484
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $606,065
2009-10 Actual: $-261,092
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0