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District: GREAT MEADOWS REGIONAL (1785)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: WARREN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $20,271,240
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,417.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,299
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2010-11 Total Spending: $20,387,929
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,338.2
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,236
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,236
Revenue Sources, State: 33.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 63.3%
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: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 83.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 226
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,478
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,468
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,235
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 12
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,405
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,074
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $74
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,600
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,572
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,440
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 84.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $902
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 77.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $970
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 54.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.6%
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): $10
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 32.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $30
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): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,910
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $62,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 83.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $66,330
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 72.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,595
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 35
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 226
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $85,746
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 194
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $86,275
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,722,869
2009-10 Actual: $-418,903
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,303,966
2010-11 Actual: $-698,065
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $5,853
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0