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District: MOUNT ARLINGTON BORO (3410)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,399,042
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 576.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,051
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2010-11 Total Spending: $10,096,520
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 575.2
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,553
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,553
Revenue Sources, State: 8.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 52.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 127
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,611
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,856
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,418
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,302
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,656
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 53.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,786
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 18.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 81.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,762
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 73%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 67%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,888
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $827
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 43.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 33.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 38.7%
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): $205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,025
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 52.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,515
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 54.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,696
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 62
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 127
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,141
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 124.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $112,980
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,048,747
2009-10 Actual: $493,838
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,542,585
2010-11 Actual: $345,799
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $54,033
Actual Excess (2010-11): $253,371