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District: MERCER COUNTY VOCATIONAL (3105)
Operating Type VOC
County: MERCER
Operating Type VOC Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,102,993
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 523.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,294
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2010-11 Total Spending: $9,406,288
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 540.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,402
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,402
Revenue Sources, State: 20.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 53.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 23.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 19.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 117.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 101.5
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 36.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,705
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,166
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,240
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 12
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 44.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 46.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 37.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,642
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 37.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,531
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 40.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 86.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $666
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $388
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,566
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,388
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,497
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,040
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 85.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 22%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 19.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $89
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,660
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,730
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 77.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 21.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,579
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 50.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,507
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.7%
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): $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): 31.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $85
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $71
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 19.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,820
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 18.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,595
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 117.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $57,820
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 114.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $57,820
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 3
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 101.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $85,724
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 99
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $100,019
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 6.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $4,235,957
2009-10 Actual: $-516,745
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,719,212
2010-11 Actual: $-124,432
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $729,239
Actual Excess (2010-11): $135,961