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District: CRANBURY TWP (970)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $18,651,249
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 886.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,033
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2010-11 Total Spending: $17,608,065
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 879.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,012
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,012
Revenue Sources, State: 5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 93.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 124.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,070
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,919
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,137
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,550
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 91.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,390
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,034
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,935
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.3%
% 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): $1,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,675
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 81.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 82.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,844
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $774
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 42%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 38.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $839
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 38.7%
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): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 37.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,405
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $68,021
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 77.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $62,250
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 37
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 124.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $115,786
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 119.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $118,102
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,132,136
2009-10 Actual: $202,078
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,334,214
2010-11 Actual: $-259,362
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0