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District: PARAMUS BORO (3930)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $79,065,217
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,307.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,354
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 71
2010-11 Total Spending: $76,440,560
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,211.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,152
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,152
Revenue Sources, State: 8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 67.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 180.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,330
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 79
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,191
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,161
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 85
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,388
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,711
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,050
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 53.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,017
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,616
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,617
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,745
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 86.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,512
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 85.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 83.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 50.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 48.9%
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): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 31.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $67
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $70
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $163
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,389
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 67.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $64,712
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 66.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 88
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,162
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 15
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 180.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $132,976
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 90
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 185.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $137,292
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 94
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,832,870
2009-10 Actual: $798,340
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $6,631,210
2010-11 Actual: $1,114,461
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $400,000
Actual Excess (2010-11): $300,000