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District: ELMWOOD PARK (1345)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,722,026
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,394.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,751
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,265,928
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,484.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,999
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,999
Revenue Sources, State: 13.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 94.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 159.3
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,520
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,229
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,458
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 1
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 52.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $4,971
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 52.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 49.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $4,643
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 49.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,600
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 78.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 80.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,514
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,678
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 80.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 83.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $815
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 61%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.4%
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): $278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $75
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): 15.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $52,932
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 16.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 1
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,772
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 94.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $59,950
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 105.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $57,933
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 4
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 159.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $118,780
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 173.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $122,118
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $276,489
2009-10 Actual: $-267,762
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $8,727
2010-11 Actual: $-692,279
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0