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District: NORTHERN HIGHLANDS REG (3700)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: BERGEN
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $26,914,424
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,329.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,248
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2010-11 Total Spending: $25,769,476
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,327.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,411
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,411
Revenue Sources, State: 8.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 75.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 14%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.4%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12
  Student/Support Ratio: 99.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 141.5
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,165
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,705
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,083
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 26
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,803
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,600
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 53.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,706
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,543
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 86.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 85.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 82.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,773
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,088
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,058
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 48.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $954
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% 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): 44.3%
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): $855
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $872
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 21.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 24.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $115
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $11
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $85
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $71,274
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $71,822
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 99.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $77,413
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 28
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 96.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $80,997
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 33
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 141.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $141,207
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 42
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 137.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $145,214
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,690,013
2009-10 Actual: $-251,388
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,438,625
2010-11 Actual: $1,433,567
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $755,979
Actual Excess (2010-11): $922,019