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District: RIDGEFIELD PARK TWP (4380)
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: $34,315,103
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,172.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,794
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2010-11 Total Spending: $34,732,762
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,245.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,466
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,466
Revenue Sources, State: 20.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 64.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 13%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13
  Student/Support Ratio: 81
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 127.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,726
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 29
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,649
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,315
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 17
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 98%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 99.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 98.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,903
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,051
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,004
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 98.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 98.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,519
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% 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): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 84.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 80%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,186
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 61.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
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): $657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 55.4%
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): $426
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $412
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $23
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
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
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,649
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 55
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $65,436
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,861
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 80.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $75,861
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 40
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 127.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $120,541
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 138.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $122,071
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 62
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,545,057
2009-10 Actual: $-64,582
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,480,475
2010-11 Actual: $-65,484
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $109,982