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District: TRENTON CITY (5210)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $288,853,106
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,727.4
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,042
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
2010-11 Total Spending: $276,937,777
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,615.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,340
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,340
Revenue Sources, State: 86.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 7.6%
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: 13.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 74.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 197.3
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,264
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 97
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,331
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,683
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 97
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 50.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,544
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $166
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): $221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,719
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,771
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,535
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,556
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,789
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,390
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 85.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,670
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,784
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 66.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,262
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 57.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 14.7%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $14
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): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
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): $78
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 39.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 45.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 48%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $7
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $79,811
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 101
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $80,886
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 100
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 74.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 74
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $85,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 87
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 82.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 51
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $82,796
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 77
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 197.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $119,936
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 207.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $117,463
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $-1,935,697
2009-10 Actual: $5,419,796
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,484,099
2010-11 Actual: $5,678,339
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $145,592