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District: ATLANTIC CITY (110)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $162,570,985
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,734
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $24,142
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 106
2010-11 Total Spending: $170,848,727
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,702.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $25,490
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $25,490
Revenue Sources, State: 14.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 7.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.7%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 106.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 152.3
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,248
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,237
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $19,099
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 104
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $11,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $11,553
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,813
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $483
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,813
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,543
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,665
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 68.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 71.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 72.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 50.4%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 36.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $77
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $50
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $72
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 104
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,040
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 9.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 103
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $73,689
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 106.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $81,415
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 70
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 98.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $89,613
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 92
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 152.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 92
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 159.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 80
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $22,261,475
2009-10 Actual: $807,392
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $23,068,867
2010-11 Actual: $2,976,702
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $3,893,509
Actual Excess (2010-11): $8,871,641