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District: FAIR LAWN BORO (1450)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $87,294,108
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,828
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,081
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2010-11 Total Spending: $81,936,614
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,797.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,079
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,079
Revenue Sources, State: 10%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13
  Student/Support Ratio: 80.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 203.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,602
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,853
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,175
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 86
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,767
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 89.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,712
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 85.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 66.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $942
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 64.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,050
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 86
% 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): 64.2%
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): $306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $49
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $69,690
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 81
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,715
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 74
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 80.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,410
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 77.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 69
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,640
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 36
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 203.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $134,795
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 95
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 193.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $137,864
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 95
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,680,899
2009-10 Actual: $-628,032
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,052,867
2010-11 Actual: $3,602,482
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0