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District: UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS CS (8065)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2008-09 Total Spending: $3,329,938
2008-09 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 212.1
2008-09 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,699
2008-09 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2009-10 Total Spending: $3,417,513
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 198.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,240
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,240
Revenue Sources, State: 75.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 15.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2009 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 8.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 99
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 99
10/15/09 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 5.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2008-09 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,198
2008-09 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,620
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 50
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,079
2010-11 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 42
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 46.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,994
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $5,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 38.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2008-09): 89%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 42.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $6,507
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $543
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 4.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 6.1%
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): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 3.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2008-09): 63.3%
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): $1,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 75%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $3,909
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 29.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 27.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,390
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.3%
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): $2,998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2008-09): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 24.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2009-10): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $2,562
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 19.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 24.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 budget): $2,090
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2008-09 actual costs): $291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 2.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2008-09): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $879
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 26.1%
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): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2008-09 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2008-09): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
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): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28%
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): 8.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 61
Teacher Salary (2009-10): $50,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 48
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2009-10): 99
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Support Service Salary (2009-10): $57,625
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 37
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 186.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $48,500
Salary Ranking (2010-11): 19
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 99
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 31
Administrator Salary (2009-10): $119,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 59
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 74.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $107,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2009-10): 12.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2009-10): 20
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 7.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2008-09): $64,149
2008-09 Actual: $192,616
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $256,765
2009-10 Actual: $5,258
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2008-09): $0
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0