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District: HOPEWELL VALLEY REGIONAL (2280)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $77,127,481
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,999.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,284
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2010-11 Total Spending: $77,599,843
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,894.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,926
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,926
Revenue Sources, State: 8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0.9%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 69.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 152.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,648
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,997
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 91
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,456
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 88
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,238
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 84.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,081
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 79.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,796
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 54.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $859
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $874
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 48.7%
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): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $104
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 95
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $72,819
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 89
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 92
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $71,672
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 69.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,832
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 79
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 69.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,872
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 152.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $128,539
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 73
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 170.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 76
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $131,163
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 75
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,347,064
2009-10 Actual: $1,007,715
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $6,354,779
2010-11 Actual: $-1,019,736
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $686,706
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0