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District: PASSAIC VALLEY REGIONAL (3990)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $23,949,913
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,304.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,366
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2010-11 Total Spending: $23,714,725
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,286.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,434
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,434
Revenue Sources, State: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.8%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 115.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 117.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,502
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,565
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,270
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 9
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 53.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $13
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): $1,416
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,665
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1
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): $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): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 75.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 76.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 78.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,099
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,258
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% 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): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 56.8%
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): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $751
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 20.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 21.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 22.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $174
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $181
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $185
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,842
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,639
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 115.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $87,887
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 113.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $83,089
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 36
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 117.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $112,433
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 124.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $118,116
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 10.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 10.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,244,531
2009-10 Actual: $-343,690
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $900,841
2010-11 Actual: $238,917
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $550,557