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District: UNION TWP (5270)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $10,684,127
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 539.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,810
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 59
2010-11 Total Spending: $10,339,392
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 521.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,833
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,833
Revenue Sources, State: 9.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.2%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 88.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 173.3
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,560
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,489
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,743
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 57
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,538
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 59.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,808
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,092
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $433
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $89
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $197
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,946
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,771
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,580
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 72.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,551
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 73.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,679
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 74.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 73.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 75%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 36.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 34.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 36.2%
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): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 35.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $13
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $201
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,470
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,770
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 88.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 25
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $64,316
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 64.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,095
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 44
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 173.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $110,344
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 169.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $113,654
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 19
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $740,803
2009-10 Actual: $697,129
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,437,932
2010-11 Actual: $862,227
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0