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District: SECAUCUS TOWN (4730)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $37,983,026
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,170.9
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,496
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,867,491
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,192.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,272
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,272
Revenue Sources, State: 7.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 89.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 116.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 182.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,252
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,973
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,013
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 29
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,804
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,511
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 52.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 52.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $186
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $197
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,823
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,668
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,614
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 76.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 79.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 76.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,072
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 62.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,000
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 59.3%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $425
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $54
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 15.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $62,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,193
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 116.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,547
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 98.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $61,491
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 9
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 182.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 15
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $143,411
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 64
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 215.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $127,788
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
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): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $2,462,519
2009-10 Actual: $-652,535
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,809,984
2010-11 Actual: $-687,589
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $152,128
Actual Excess (2010-11): $26,973