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District: RAMSEY BORO (4310)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $54,181,295
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,158
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,157
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2010-11 Total Spending: $55,301,744
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,111.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,774
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,774
Revenue Sources, State: 7.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 2.8%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 75.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 189.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,669
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,086
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,962
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 59
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,025
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 83.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,840
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 79.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,497
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $882
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 61%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 22%
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): $325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $1
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $18
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,354
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 53
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $65,493
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 75.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,152
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 73.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $75,635
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 38
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 189.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $141,314
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 63
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 175.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $138,315
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,409,482
2009-10 Actual: $1,167,135
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,576,617
2010-11 Actual: $711,913
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $840,339
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,075,896