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District: SOUTH RIVER BORO (4920)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $31,347,583
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,306.2
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,593
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2010-11 Total Spending: $30,080,414
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,366.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,710
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $12,710
Revenue Sources, State: 46.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 48.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 99.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 197.7
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,936
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,104
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,710
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,087
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 90.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 88.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 28.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 28.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 28%
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): $314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
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): 7
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $54,675
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $51,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 99.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $74,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 95.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $65,455
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 15
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 197.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $113,907
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 170.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 25
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $114,657
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 15.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
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): $2,775,859
2009-10 Actual: $-721,940
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,053,919
2010-11 Actual: $367,935
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $452,191