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District: SOUTH AMBOY CITY (4830)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,762,412
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,185.5
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,983
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2010-11 Total Spending: $17,451,059
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,161.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,026
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,026
Revenue Sources, State: 45.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 49%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 104.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 143.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,085
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,095
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,251
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 4
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,736
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.2%
%% 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): $209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $63
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,403
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 84.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 81.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 48.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $616
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $645
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.7%
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): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $7
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $55
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 2
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,423
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 104.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,456
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 95.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $69,505
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 30
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 143.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $121,340
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 143.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $123,948
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $484,045
2009-10 Actual: $196,140
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $680,185
2010-11 Actual: $256,423
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $210,894
Actual Excess (2010-11): $179,606