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District: NORTH PLAINFIELD BORO (3670)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $60,390,433
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,369.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,923
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2010-11 Total Spending: $57,657,402
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,386.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,028
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,028
Revenue Sources, State: 47.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 49.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 76.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 169.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,493
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,017
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,645
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 49
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,032
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $97
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,969
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 82.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 62.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 60.5%
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): $264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 34.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $66
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $31
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,065
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $57,390
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 76.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $65,515
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 75.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $62,628
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 11
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 169.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $140,948
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 162.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $142,907
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 64
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $7,075,588
2009-10 Actual: $-2,858,549
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,217,039
2010-11 Actual: $589,253
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $471,133
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,039,292