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District: PALISADES PARK (3910)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $25,007,183
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,512.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,529
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2010-11 Total Spending: $24,416,600
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,553.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,715
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,715
Revenue Sources, State: 12.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 68.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 131
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,028
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,332
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,980
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 9
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,565
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,955
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 66.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,021
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,425
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $368
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $156
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $970
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,628
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 76.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,048
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 77.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 63.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $611
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.2%
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): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $29
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $49,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $51,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 68.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $62,010
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 89.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,377
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 20
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 131
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $104,579
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 166.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,045
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,228,672
2009-10 Actual: $-179,280
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,049,392
2010-11 Actual: $722,775
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $17,694