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District: W WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO REG (5715)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $164,799,364
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,954.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,555
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2010-11 Total Spending: $160,408,690
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,882.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,232
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,232
Revenue Sources, State: 8.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.9%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 91.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 257.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,388
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,262
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,196
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 50
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 61.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,541
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,695
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 91.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $968
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,058
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 76%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 59.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 6.9%
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): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $9
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $23
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $78,090
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 98
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $82,050
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 102
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 91.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 34
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $81,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 71
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 93.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,940
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 82
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 257.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $131,707
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 86
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 246.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,869
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 85
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 21.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $23,279,570
2009-10 Actual: $-2,623,694
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $20,655,876
2010-11 Actual: $4,443,442
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $2,103,369
Actual Excess (2010-11): $8,294,883