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District: SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD REG (4670)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $86,299,521
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,543.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,567
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2010-11 Total Spending: $84,577,521
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,617.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,056
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,056
Revenue Sources, State: 8.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.7%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 109.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 223.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,812
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,221
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,941
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 17
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,545
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,866
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 89.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 86.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $956
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 83.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,696
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 64.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 59.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 68%
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): $293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 33.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $60
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $167
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $7
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,238
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $61,688
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 109.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 10
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $66,951
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 111.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $68,658
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 23
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 223.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,087
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 82
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 224.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $131,618
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 78
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18.5
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): $2,548,623
2009-10 Actual: $1,892,080
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,440,703
2010-11 Actual: $3,844,616
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $344,962
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,562,171