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District: GARFIELD CITY (1700)
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: $89,603,284
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,824.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,573
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
2010-11 Total Spending: $88,659,745
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,016.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,674
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,674
Revenue Sources, State: 68.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 27.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 185.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,706
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,059
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,027
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,033
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,751
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 79.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,297
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% 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): $822
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 57.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $754
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $720
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% 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): 55.5%
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): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $115
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $143
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $53
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 80
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,706
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 69
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,661
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 85.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,628
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 75.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 74
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,033
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 65
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 185.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $138,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 101
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 214.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $143,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 103
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,060,807
2009-10 Actual: $-276,742
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,784,065
2010-11 Actual: $25,187
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $67,127