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District: SPARTA TWP (4960)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $65,409,588
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,973.8
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,460
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2010-11 Total Spending: $61,693,522
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,897.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,828
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,828
Revenue Sources, State: 14.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 147.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 227.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,084
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,501
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,567
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 34
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,559
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,346
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $975
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,006
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 80.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,424
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 53.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $682
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $743
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.4%
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): $309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $17
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $70,913
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $72,413
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 147.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 1
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $82,586
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 119.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,063
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 81
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 227.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,280
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 172.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 75
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,053
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 93
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,835,519
2009-10 Actual: $-483,524
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,351,995
2010-11 Actual: $4,155,150
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $1,142,529
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,278,968