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District: CALDWELL-WEST CALDWELL (660)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $42,809,646
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,607.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,419
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2010-11 Total Spending: $42,554,027
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,632.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,163
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,163
Revenue Sources, State: 8.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 81.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 183.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,033
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,834
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,036
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 31
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,084
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 53.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,941
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 82.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% 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): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 82.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 82.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,607
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $968
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 57.9%
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): $462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $226
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $103
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,945
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,680
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,440
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 88.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,198
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 28
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 183.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $127,977
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 170.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $124,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,842,762
2009-10 Actual: $395,629
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,238,391
2010-11 Actual: $66,473
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $565,000
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0