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District: WATCHUNG HILLS REGIONAL (5550)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $39,571,658
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,130
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,579
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2010-11 Total Spending: $39,736,858
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,084.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,061
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,061
Revenue Sources, State: 7.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 73.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 17.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 83.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 137.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,006
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,098
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,506
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,629
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,679
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,797
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 53.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,662
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 94.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,610
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 74.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,369
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 81.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,741
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,936
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $675
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 38.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 40.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $756
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 39%
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): $656
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 4.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 24.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $18
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $129
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $63
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 23
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $65,624
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,809
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 83.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $75,681
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 83.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $74,238
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 22
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 137.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 20
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $123,904
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 145.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $130,425
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $3,717,708
2009-10 Actual: $504,992
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,222,700
2010-11 Actual: $-365,107
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $542,774
Actual Excess (2010-11): $436,022