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District: RAHWAY CITY (4290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $64,847,575
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,926.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,516
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2010-11 Total Spending: $63,918,305
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,914.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,328
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,328
Revenue Sources, State: 36%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 60.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 91.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 192.1
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,610
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,543
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,518
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 32
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,484
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,825
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,935
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 86.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,684
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,316
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% 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): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,037
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 80.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 78.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $708
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% 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): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $711
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 55.8%
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): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 25.6%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $7
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $1
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $64,448
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,974
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,320
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 26
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 95.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,253
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 33
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 192.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $113,483
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 182.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $115,052
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 70
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,958,491
2009-10 Actual: $-1,076,004
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,882,487
2010-11 Actual: $2,511,935
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $590,088
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,455,743