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District: DOVER TOWN (1110)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $46,927,267
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,981.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,738
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2010-11 Total Spending: $44,870,790
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,969.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,110
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,110
Revenue Sources, State: 56.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 30.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 5.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 102
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 128.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,186
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,657
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,865
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 4
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,722
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 92.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 96.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,444
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 90.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
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): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.5%
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): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $87
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $53
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $6
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,798
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,384
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 102
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,348
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 100.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,507
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 44
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 128.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $111,834
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 134.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,587
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 11.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,853,142
2009-10 Actual: $117,772
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $5,970,914
2010-11 Actual: $2,094,500
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,328,221