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District: LOWER TWP (2840)
Operating Type K-6
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $30,367,752
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,908.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,915
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2010-11 Total Spending: $28,005,770
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,867.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,995
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,995
Revenue Sources, State: 42%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 53.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 305.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 18.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,116
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,295
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,102
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 27
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,068
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,984
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,425
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $197
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $78
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $80
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,896
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,817
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 88.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% 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): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 89.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 90%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 84.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,484
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,593
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $834
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 32.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 36%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $63,689
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,116
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 93.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $78,589
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 58
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 87.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $81,051
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 59
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 305.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,298
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 263
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $126,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 26.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 22.8
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): $4,032,694
2009-10 Actual: $-1,179,063
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,853,631
2010-11 Actual: $-45,445
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $323,150
Actual Excess (2010-11): $507,648