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District: DUNELLEN BORO (1140)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,299,302
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,143.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,126
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2010-11 Total Spending: $16,891,661
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,131.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,930
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,930
Revenue Sources, State: 37.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 58.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 104
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 160.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 6.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,827
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,686
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,931
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,082
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 79.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 79.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,592
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 82.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 17.6%
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): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $6
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): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $48,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $50,505
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 104
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $51,750
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 108.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $52,805
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 5
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 160.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $111,005
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 143.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $105,503
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $695,458
2009-10 Actual: $123,607
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $819,065
2010-11 Actual: $50,594
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $17,193
Actual Excess (2010-11): $46,135