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District: WEST ORANGE TOWN (5680)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $143,066,141
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,739.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,228
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 95
2010-11 Total Spending: $144,436,017
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,801.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,236
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 96
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,236
Revenue Sources, State: 10.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 67.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 186.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,498
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,738
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 96
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,543
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 89
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,961
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $10,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $9,559
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $9,613
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $256
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,039
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,902
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 12.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 94%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,574
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 89.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 87.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,667
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 56.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.3%
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): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $257
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $102
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $66
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $46
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $79,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 99
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $79,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 97
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 67.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 92
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $88,550
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 91
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 66.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $88,525
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 89
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 186.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 67
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,716
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 87
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 199.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,153
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 81
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 18.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 35
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $5,654,706
2009-10 Actual: $209,966
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $5,864,672
2010-11 Actual: $-250,313
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0