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District: PROSPECT PARK BORO (4270)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $11,988,249
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 879.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,632
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2010-11 Total Spending: $11,897,488
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 880.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,512
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,512
Revenue Sources, State: 69.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 22.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.5%
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: 85.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 214.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,854
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,796
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,051
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 7
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 66.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 66%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
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): $9
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): $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): $993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $949
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 85.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $810
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $792
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 79.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,047
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 78.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $971
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 47.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $414
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $530
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 45.9%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6
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): $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): $5
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): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 23.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $19
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
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): 26
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,275
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $57,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 85.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $58,985
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 111.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $62,500
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 19
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 214.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $121,044
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 222.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $99,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,937,992
2009-10 Actual: $39,618
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,977,610
2010-11 Actual: $743,486
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,215,539