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District: LINDEN CITY (2660)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $109,255,336
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,243.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,498
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
2010-11 Total Spending: $107,940,819
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,121.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,634
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,634
Revenue Sources, State: 24.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 70.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 89
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 186.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,987
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,775
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,213
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 66
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,011
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,753
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,011
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 83.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 78.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,986
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 88
% 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): 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): $175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $48
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): 67
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,572
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 69
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,988
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,643
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 85.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $76,763
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 54
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 186.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,192
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 69
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 206
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $126,140
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $10,026,771
2009-10 Actual: $3,497,547
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $13,524,318
2010-11 Actual: $5,094,721
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,399,071