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District: PASSAIC CITY (3970)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $268,926,677
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,112.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,056
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 80
2010-11 Total Spending: $266,049,277
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,313.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,588
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 82
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,588
Revenue Sources, State: 84.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 6.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.3%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13
  Student/Support Ratio: 105.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 232.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,046
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,392
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 69
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,805
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 81
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,991
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 18.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 76.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,869
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 75.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 77.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 89%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 87.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,083
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 46.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $581
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 47.3%
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): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $86
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $22
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $11
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $21
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,859
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 52
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 67
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,104
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 105.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $95,746
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 102
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 104.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $101,782
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 105
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 232.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,431
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 216.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $127,214
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $10,820,910
2009-10 Actual: $11,962,557
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $22,783,467
2010-11 Actual: $4,718,260
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,685,259
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,491,627