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District: WEST ESSEX REGIONAL (5630)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: ESSEX
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $35,346,633
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,591
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,217
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,479,633
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,612.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,249
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $23,249
Revenue Sources, State: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 3.6%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 81
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 115.1
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,944
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,209
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,263
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 36
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $8,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 54.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,089
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 88.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,916
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 79.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 82.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $984
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% 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): 49%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 55.3%
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): $861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 22.8%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $221
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 40
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $69,024
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 33
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $66,773
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 81
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $83,145
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 80.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $80,466
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 32
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 115.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $105,926
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 136.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $105,060
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 11.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 27
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,326,783
2009-10 Actual: $673,847
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,000,630
2010-11 Actual: $601,175
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0