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District: EDISON TWP (1290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $223,614,786
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,396.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,533
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Total Spending: $216,276,934
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,398.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,021
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,021
Revenue Sources, State: 12.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 101.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 308.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,912
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,644
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,161
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 20
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 67.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,081
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 66.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 98.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,668
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 65.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,492
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,722
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 85.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 78%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 77.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 78.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 63.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 65.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 65.8%
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): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 21.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $46
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $93
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $77
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $91,003
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $84,159
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 105
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 101.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $99,326
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 105
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 101.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $91,891
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 96
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 308.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,509
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 258.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $119,391
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 26.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 22.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,626,439
2009-10 Actual: $705,172
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,331,611
2010-11 Actual: $6,743,270
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,972,349