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District: READINGTON TWP (4350)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,779,876
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,097.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,013
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2010-11 Total Spending: $33,834,439
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,039.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,589
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,589
Revenue Sources, State: 9.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 3.7%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 69.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 184.3
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,939
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,517
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,034
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 70
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,922
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,045
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 89.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 83.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 79.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.2%
% 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): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 48.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 30%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 25.4%
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): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $144
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $4
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 77
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,670
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 79
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $55,915
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 69.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 70
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,929
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 69.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 64
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $68,848
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 42
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 184.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $116,289
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 195
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $116,808
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.8
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): $5,340,421
2009-10 Actual: $-1,921,186
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,419,235
2010-11 Actual: $522,974
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $646,556
Actual Excess (2010-11): $649,045