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District: ALPHA BORO (70)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: WARREN
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $5,324,107
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 362.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,675
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2010-11 Total Spending: $4,972,578
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 368.2
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,505
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,505
Revenue Sources, State: 39.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 56.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 104.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 125.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,265
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,919
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,305
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 21
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,701
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 65.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 90.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,040
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,941
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,874
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,645
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 84.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $714
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 52.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $796
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 59.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,379
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $623
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 45.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 41.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $666
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 56.4%
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): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $8
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $51,155
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $51,155
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 104.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $66,340
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 62.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $52,930
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 32
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 125.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $82,166
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 274
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $124,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 30
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,422,876
2009-10 Actual: $-348,774
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,074,102
2010-11 Actual: $89,870
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $95,013
Actual Excess (2010-11): $272,587