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District: BUENA REGIONAL (590)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $46,065,334
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,565.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,955
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2010-11 Total Spending: $43,119,522
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,496
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,275
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 47
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,275
Revenue Sources, State: 51.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 29.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 12.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 91.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 145.5
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,434
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,105
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,440
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 18
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,735
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60%
%% 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): $315
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,664
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,436
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,482
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,560
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,047
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 80.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 83.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 80.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 50.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 48.1%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
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): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $300
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 35.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $49
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $50
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,287
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $69,440
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,076
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 86.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,296
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 52
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 145.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $101,792
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 156.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $102,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,472,202
2009-10 Actual: $-1,741,597
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,730,605
2010-11 Actual: $680,747
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $979,011