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District: LAWRENCE TWP (2580)
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: $75,322,739
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,982.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,912
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 79
2010-11 Total Spending: $72,295,874
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,004.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,052
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,052
Revenue Sources, State: 10.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 62.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 158.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,651
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 85
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,981
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,433
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 73
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 54%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,771
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 19.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,566
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,367
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 88.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 89.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 62.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,058
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 59.9%
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): $276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $262
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $21
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $3
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,740
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 62.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 102
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $79,470
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 60.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 102
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $78,270
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 61
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 158.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $129,644
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 76
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 166.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 84
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $129,367
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 71
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 83
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 73
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $9,995,000
2009-10 Actual: $435,938
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $10,430,938
2010-11 Actual: $473,713
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $686,596
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,283,198