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District: ABSECON CITY (10)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $13,380,208
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 890.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,033
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2010-11 Total Spending: $12,658,555
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 938.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,491
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,491
Revenue Sources, State: 16.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 77.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 141.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 212.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,133
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,702
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 14
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,119
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 8
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,044
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 67%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,813
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 65.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 86.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $983
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 83.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,041
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $542
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 53.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
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 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 33.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $64
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,867
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 73
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $69,987
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 76
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 141.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,957
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 166.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 1
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $73,332
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 55
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 212.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,081
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 208.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $103,834
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,139,581
2009-10 Actual: $-86,730
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,052,851
2010-11 Actual: $152,603
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $133,042
Actual Excess (2010-11): $200,691