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District: BERKELEY HEIGHTS TWP (310)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $49,159,344
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,872.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,113
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Total Spending: $46,285,701
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,825.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,382
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,382
Revenue Sources, State: 8.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 9.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13
  Student/Support Ratio: 63.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 148.1
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,468
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,013
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,262
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 39
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,705
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,878
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,933
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,831
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 95.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,415
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 84.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 64%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 67.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 62.8%
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): $502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $39
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $1
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,022
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,903
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 59
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 63.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $72,424
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 63
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $78,962
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 148.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $126,028
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 154.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $133,223
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,307,250
2009-10 Actual: $-1,933,852
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,373,398
2010-11 Actual: $1,245,350
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,655,196