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District: MOUNTAINSIDE BORO (3470)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,577,740
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,055
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,766
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2010-11 Total Spending: $15,475,049
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,074.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,403
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,403
Revenue Sources, State: 7.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 91.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 183.2
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,945
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,129
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,221
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 11
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,840
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 77.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 71%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,060
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 78.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $979
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 77.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 52.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $604
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 48.1%
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): $138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $56,503
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 0
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $0
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 0
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $54,636
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 0
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $0
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 0
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 183.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $122,031
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 56
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 0
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $0
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 0
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 0
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,807,750
2009-10 Actual: $-972,392
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,835,358
2010-11 Actual: $-664,793
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0