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District: NEWARK CITY (3570)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $1,037,458,044
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 44,995.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,057
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 103
2010-11 Total Spending: $962,229,754
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 44,331
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,706
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 98
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,706
Revenue Sources, State: 81.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 11%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 37.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 95.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,144
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 104
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,915
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 100
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,025
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 98
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 49.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 50.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,672
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 47.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 46.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,990
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 46.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 92.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $63
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 24%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 24.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,875
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 22.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,600
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 21.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 80.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 78.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,724
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 69.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,865
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 68.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,796
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 66.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $16
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $63,450
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,989
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 37.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $90,982
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 94
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 39.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 105
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $90,982
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 93
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 95.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 105
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,694
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 98.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 104
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $102,182
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 8.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 106
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 9.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 105
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $63,976,975
2009-10 Actual: $-23,602,774
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $40,374,201
2010-11 Actual: $9,937,873
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $9,111,234