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District: SOUTH BRUNSWICK TWP (4860)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $144,075,139
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,038.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,941
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2010-11 Total Spending: $138,216,424
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,104.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,180
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,180
Revenue Sources, State: 21.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 73.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2.9%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 99.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 197.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,612
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,049
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,808
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 14
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
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): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,297
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,262
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 87.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 87.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,099
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 87.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,656
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 51.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $886
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 51.5%
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): $215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $86
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $61,982
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $65,732
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 64
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 99.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $71,939
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 36
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 105.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $74,297
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 45
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 197.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $106,125
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 197.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $109,657
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 80
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $15,529,513
2009-10 Actual: $-1,893,421
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $13,636,092
2010-11 Actual: $2,747,072
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $2,595,187
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,678,447