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District: JERSEY CITY (2390)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $653,619,631
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 29,830.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,911
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 97
2010-11 Total Spending: $643,441,251
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 28,728.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,397
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 101
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,397
Revenue Sources, State: 76.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 16.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 68.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 163.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,378
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 101
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,742
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 103
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,581
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 99
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,842
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,595
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 54.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $396
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,489
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 88.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,652
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,703
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
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): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 88.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 84.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,718
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,827
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,598
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 56.6%
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): $167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $51
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): 102
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,410
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 100
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 68.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 87
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $98,135
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 104
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 70.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 84
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $100,235
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 104
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 163.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 84
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,016
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 161.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $134,052
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
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): $36,411,532
2009-10 Actual: $-5,382,594
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $31,028,938
2010-11 Actual: $8,969,214
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0