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District: LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK (2800)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: SALEM
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,510,816
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 262.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,166
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2010-11 Total Spending: $4,586,586
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 237
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,350
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,350
Revenue Sources, State: 24.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 72.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 96.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 134.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 6.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,519
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,713
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,490
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 52
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 67.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 70%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 65.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 66.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 91.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,617
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 47.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 61.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $825
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 51%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $809
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 56.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 55.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 41.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 12.2%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
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): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 34.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 38.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $148
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $430
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $1,352
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 9.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,959
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 9.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,359
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 96.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $51,294
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 105.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $51,644
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 30
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 134.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,482
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 50
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 134
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 25
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,616
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,404,438
2009-10 Actual: $58,482
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,462,920
2010-11 Actual: $213,281
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $301,505
Actual Excess (2010-11): $348,173