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District: CLIFTON CITY (900)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $162,810,421
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,868.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,980
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2010-11 Total Spending: $157,368,468
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 11,087.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,193
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,193
Revenue Sources, State: 20%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 74.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 106.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 233.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,417
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,602
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,849
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,890
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,560
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,517
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,300
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 86%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 77.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 74.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% 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): $632
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 62.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 67.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 65.2%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% 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): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 37.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 39.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $26
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $13
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,650
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 106.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $76,550
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 99.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $67,700
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 21
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 233.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $117,091
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 235.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $115,245
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,031,464
2009-10 Actual: $1,835,714
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,867,178
2010-11 Actual: $3,802,450
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0