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District: SOMERVILLE BORO (4820)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $41,005,672
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,372.1
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,287
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2010-11 Total Spending: $41,962,495
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,442.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,177
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,177
Revenue Sources, State: 19.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 50.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 25.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.7%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 90.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 171.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,132
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,736
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,487
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 47
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,645
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,025
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,708
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,629
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,512
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,546
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,489
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 80.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,175
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 39.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 38.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $495
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 40.7%
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): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $495
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $32
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $47
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $66,480
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 54
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,410
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 90.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,950
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 87.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,350
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 62
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 171.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $115,497
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 160.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $116,689
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 14.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $7,935,674
2009-10 Actual: $-1,153,521
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $6,782,153
2010-11 Actual: $-237,234
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $288,014
Actual Excess (2010-11): $407,132