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District: FAIRFIELD TWP (1465)
Operating Type K-6
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $11,063,376
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 746.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,817
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2010-11 Total Spending: $10,780,140
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 703.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,332
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,332
Revenue Sources, State: 8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 70.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 173.3
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,870
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,597
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,314
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 30
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,702
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,721
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 79.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,553
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
% 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): $1,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,550
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 75.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 79.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.2%
% 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): $1,279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 41.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 46.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.7%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $144
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $88
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,875
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $55,420
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 70.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,564
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 77.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,208
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 57
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 173.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $116,484
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 171.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $119,848
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,196,697
2009-10 Actual: $-960,502
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,236,195
2010-11 Actual: $88,612
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $371,161
Actual Excess (2010-11): $286,366