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District: PERTH AMBOY CITY (4090)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $191,261,084
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,386.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,414
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
2010-11 Total Spending: $189,501,796
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 10,695.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,717
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 68
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,717
Revenue Sources, State: 81.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 13%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 256.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 7.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,948
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,736
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 73
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,541
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 75
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,566
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,975
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 78.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 85.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 85.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 81.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,479
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 57%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 55%
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): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 40.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 44.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 41.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $51
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $44
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $64
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,400
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $57,150
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $71,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 92.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $70,350
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 31
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 256.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $125,185
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 68
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 264.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $123,380
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 22.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 23
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $28,184,786
2009-10 Actual: $-5,400,732
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $22,784,054
2010-11 Actual: $3,300,795
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $3,738,697
Actual Excess (2010-11): $12,265,109