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District: STERLING HIGH SCHOOL DIST (5035)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $17,301,498
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 986.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,542
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2010-11 Total Spending: $16,481,941
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 984.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,736
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,736
Revenue Sources, State: 40.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 44.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 10.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 84.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,188
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,518
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,584
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 11
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,581
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 52.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,838
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 86.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,530
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $979
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 80.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 68.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 58.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,779
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $732
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 41.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $829
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $742
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 41.7%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
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): $821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $955
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $163
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $234
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $292
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $58,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 93.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 84.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $61,500
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 8
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 84.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $95,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 3
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 80.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $92,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 7.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 7.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $989,479
2009-10 Actual: $-158,236
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $831,243
2010-11 Actual: $332,464
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $69,635
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0