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District: BERNARDS TWP (350)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $91,333,164
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,730.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,937
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2010-11 Total Spending: $89,237,493
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,694.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,671
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,671
Revenue Sources, State: 9.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 76.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 194.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,123
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,721
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,646
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 36
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $33
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): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,875
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,067
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $929
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $952
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,590
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 5.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 4.2%
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): $270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $26
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $22
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $19
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,238
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $61,990
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 76.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 71
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $67,838
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 78.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,481
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 35
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 194.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,136
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 201.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $125,043
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $6,745,858
2009-10 Actual: $948,280
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $7,694,138
2010-11 Actual: $2,213,511
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $623,615
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,648,001