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District: BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN REG (555)
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: $152,061,795
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,188.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,549
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2010-11 Total Spending: $145,648,905
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,960.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,254
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,254
Revenue Sources, State: 11.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 78.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 228
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,899
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,589
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,784
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 58
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,894
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,845
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,555
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,595
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 94.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,419
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 87.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 86.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 85.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% 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): 24.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 21.6%
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): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 34.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $10
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,161
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,161
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): 78.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,344
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 78
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 67
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,586
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 58
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 228
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $133,228
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 92
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 243.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,878
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 23.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $17,233,063
2009-10 Actual: $-6,988,144
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $10,244,919
2010-11 Actual: $2,624,701
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,601,817
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,877,132