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District: MOUNTAIN LAKES BORO (3460)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $38,399,569
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,667.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,027
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,085,773
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,655.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,398
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,398
Revenue Sources, State: 8.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 52.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 38.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 30.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 88.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 19.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,760
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,373
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,538
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 45
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $11,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,997
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,628
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.3%
%% 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): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,705
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 88.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 87%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 87.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $976
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 48.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,066
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.1%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $6
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $8
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $75
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $76,780
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $73,787
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 30.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,777
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 30.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,777
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 88.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $138,086
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 100.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,169
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,689,471
2009-10 Actual: $-124,359
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,565,112
2010-11 Actual: $1,037,796
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,064,154