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District: BRANCHBURG TWP (510)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $45,719,224
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,594
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,625
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
2010-11 Total Spending: $44,642,549
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,645.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,876
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,876
Revenue Sources, State: 8.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.3%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 66.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 229.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,695
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,289
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,319
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 55
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,933
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,066
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,598
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 82.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 79.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $744
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% 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): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 27.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $300
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 25%
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): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $91
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $8
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $11
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 61
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,260
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 68
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,916
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 66.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $81,371
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 76
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 64.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 72
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,555
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 66
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 229.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $139,329
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 218
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $145,219
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 83
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 22.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,334,133
2009-10 Actual: $583,244
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,917,377
2010-11 Actual: $-375,979
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $354,158