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District: RIDGEFIELD BORO (4370)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,006,111
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,946.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,008
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2010-11 Total Spending: $35,285,641
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,888
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,690
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,690
Revenue Sources, State: 13.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 53.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 30.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 55.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 158
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 24.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,003
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,926
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,132
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 42
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $10,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 65.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,983
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 98.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 98.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 97.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 73.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 72.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,045
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 73.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 44.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $609
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 42.3%
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): $443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,474
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,454
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 55.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 43
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $93,511
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 59.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $90,999
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 46
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 158
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 13
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,839
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 156.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $115,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,656,990
2009-10 Actual: $-71,375
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,585,615
2010-11 Actual: $-486,447
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0