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District: CLOSTER BORO (930)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $18,518,445
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,166.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,877
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2010-11 Total Spending: $17,688,348
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,139.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,518
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,518
Revenue Sources, State: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 78.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 187.5
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,473
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,564
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,553
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 63
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,980
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,545
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,812
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,762
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,431
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $19
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): $35
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): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 88.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 86.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,473
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $706
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% 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): 57.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $779
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 52.9%
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): $60
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): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 22.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $10
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $74
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $78,244
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 84
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $82,558
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 85
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): 48
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $71,542
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 76.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 49
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $80,524
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 72
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 187.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,229
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 184.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $133,239
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 74
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,033,573
2009-10 Actual: $323,013
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,356,586
2010-11 Actual: $1,119,051
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $277,708
Actual Excess (2010-11): $300,000