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District: BEDMINSTER TWP (240)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,595,664
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 814.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,603
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2010-11 Total Spending: $16,390,736
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 812
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,186
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,186
Revenue Sources, State: 6.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 92.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 54.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 118.2
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,316
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,699
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,517
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 53
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,544
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,021
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,550
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,513
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $89
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 86.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,693
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,711
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 40.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 42.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 44.8%
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): $205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $60
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $122
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,365
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $61,690
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 54.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,679
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 51.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $64,505
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 40
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 118.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 117
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 59
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $117,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $786,197
2009-10 Actual: $-10,269
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $775,928
2010-11 Actual: $6,598
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $29,748
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0