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District: HIGHLANDS BORO (2160)
Operating Type K-6
County: MONMOUTH
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,095,061
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 178.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,914
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2010-11 Total Spending: $3,962,863
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 203
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,518
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,518
Revenue Sources, State: 20.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 68.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 7.9%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 57.2
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 19.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,158
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,395
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,565
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 52
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 49.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,762
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 51.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 92.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 25.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,008
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 26%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $4,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 24.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 74.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,011
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 75.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 71.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,592
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
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): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 82.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $730
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 57%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 26%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% 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): 43.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $894
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% 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): 49%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 38.2%
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): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $0
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): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,245
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 9.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 82.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $29,384
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 59.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 53
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $42,075
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 13
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 57.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $84,435
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 52.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $86,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 6.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $932,910
2009-10 Actual: $944
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $933,854
2010-11 Actual: $248,488
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $103,475
Actual Excess (2010-11): $439,785