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District: FOLSOM BORO (1540)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $6,995,929
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 507.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,793
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2010-11 Total Spending: $7,682,221
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 505.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,211
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,211
Revenue Sources, State: 73.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 22.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 72.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 132.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,379
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,350
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,311
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 14
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,056
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,537
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5,895
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 52.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,884
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $29
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): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 77.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $902
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $953
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 65.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,068
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,403
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 49.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $546
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 46.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 44.5%
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): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $196
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $61
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $49,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $50,028
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 72.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,805
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 74.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $65,325
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 41
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 132.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $78,804
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 138.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $80,380
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 51
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,102,847
2009-10 Actual: $121,743
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,224,590
2010-11 Actual: $-66,777
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $228,756
Actual Excess (2010-11): $898,817