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District: LITTLE FALLS TWP (2700)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $13,936,626
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 938.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,847
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2010-11 Total Spending: $14,042,063
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 944.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,868
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,868
Revenue Sources, State: 9.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.8%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 63.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 185.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,346
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,131
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,295
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 53
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,414
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 69.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,735
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 65.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 66.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,705
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 85%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $840
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 78.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 85.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $907
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $488
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $672
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 57.8%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
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): $63
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,494
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,425
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 63.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 78
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,240
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 75
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 66.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 68
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $81,512
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 74
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 185.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,537
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 229.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $123,024
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 21.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $975,897
2009-10 Actual: $185,182
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,161,079
2010-11 Actual: $618,232
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $300,741