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District: NEWTON TOWN (3590)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $26,496,268
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,554.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,049
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2010-11 Total Spending: $25,851,845
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,507.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,145
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,145
Revenue Sources, State: 28.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 46.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 22.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 75.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 168.1
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,701
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,909
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,675
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 30
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,779
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,964
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 54.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,000
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,777
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 95.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,739
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 81.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,516
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% 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): 58.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $836
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 55.1%
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): $565
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $609
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $112
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $65
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,730
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,525
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): 75.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,953
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 75.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $60,342
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 11
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 168.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,563
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 169.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $123,146
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,414,248
2009-10 Actual: $31,603
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,445,851
2010-11 Actual: $-26,463
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $4,732
Actual Excess (2010-11): $132,102