Taxpayers' Guide to Education Spending July 2012 >CSG Home

District: BERLIN BORO (330)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $12,249,033
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 847
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,462
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2010-11 Total Spending: $11,097,718
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 874
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,698
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $12,698
Revenue Sources, State: 37.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 59.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 73.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 196
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,369
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,655
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,458
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 5
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 67.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 68.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 68.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,753
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $99
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,039
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,029
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $936
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $921
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 73%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,096
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 85.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% 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): 54%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.6%
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): $118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $33
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $22
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,797
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 73.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $55,208
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 96.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $54,778
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 2
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 196
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 169.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $78,192
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 73
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $481,498
2009-10 Actual: $-56,248
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $425,250
2010-11 Actual: $439,370
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $72,212
Actual Excess (2010-11): $134,320