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District: CARTERET BORO (750)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $59,593,816
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,908
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,249
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2010-11 Total Spending: $58,880,610
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,877
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,187
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,187
Revenue Sources, State: 53.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 42.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 112.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 179.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,244
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,179
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,305
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 6
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,041
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,775
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $91
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,029
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 81%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,081
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 77%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 42.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.4%
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): $155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $69
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $78
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $135
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,496
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,496
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 112.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $78,474
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 136.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $81,345
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 73
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 179.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,009
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 178.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 68
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $127,399
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 67
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 89
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 91
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,174,191
2009-10 Actual: $1,070,923
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,245,114
2010-11 Actual: $-931,795
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0