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District: LOWER CAPE MAY REGIONAL (2820)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $32,735,912
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,680
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,486
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2010-11 Total Spending: $31,863,981
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,662.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,165
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,165
Revenue Sources, State: 34.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 60.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 77.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162.2
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 28.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,137
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,065
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,387
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 20
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,238
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.3%
%% 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): $357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,580
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,403
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,032
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 79%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,815
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 47.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $895
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $896
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.4%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 20.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $141
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $41
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $57
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,066
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $66,834
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 77.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $67,566
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 71.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $67,450
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 12
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 162.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,031
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 171.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $104,805
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,459,137
2009-10 Actual: $-472,160
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $986,977
2010-11 Actual: $193,483
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $523,519