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District: UNION CITY (5240)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $236,585,009
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 11,967.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,769
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 86
2010-11 Total Spending: $232,436,204
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 12,274
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,937
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,937
Revenue Sources, State: 84.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 8.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 113.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 157.9
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,520
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 90
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,779
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 88
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,161
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 96
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 50.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,564
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 50.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 47.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,744
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 47.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,965
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 21.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,673
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,567
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $53
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 71.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 74.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 72.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,764
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 62.1%
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): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 41.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 38.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 43.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $138
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $104
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $96
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): 38
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $60,700
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 113.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $69,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 120
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $67,378
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 20
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 157.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 88
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $134,064
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 94
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 177
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 70
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,523
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 84
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 100
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $70,655,061
2009-10 Actual: $-22,780,816
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $47,874,245
2010-11 Actual: $7,885,426
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $5,170,981
Actual Excess (2010-11): $7,116,395