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District: RUTHERFORD BORO (4600)
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: $42,331,845
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,495.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,961
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
2010-11 Total Spending: $41,457,776
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,504.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,555
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,555
Revenue Sources, State: 12.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 151.2
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,346
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,839
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,413
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 57.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,735
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,457
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,593
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,405
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 96.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 80.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,678
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $948
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 55.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $752
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 44.8%
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): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 26%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $2
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
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): $62,346
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,844
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $80,942
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 85.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,333
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 53
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 151.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $128,456
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 154.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $115,737
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,423,580
2009-10 Actual: $744,323
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,167,903
2010-11 Actual: $603,778
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0