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District: FOUNDATION ACADEMY CS (6017)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: MERCER
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $2,678,115
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 185.7
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,424
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2010-11 Total Spending: $3,150,995
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 201.2
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,662
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,662
Revenue Sources, State: 82.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 10.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 134
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 91.4
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,113
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,154
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,529
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 49
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 48.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,910
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 53.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 38.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 79.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 39.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 74.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 45.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 85.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $898
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 7.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $641
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $685
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 54.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 20.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 28.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 27.3%
Legal Services (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%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 81.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 24%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 23.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 85.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 0%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 19.3%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 23.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 16
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $53,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 64
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,768
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 134
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $56,454
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 37
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 90.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $48,000
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 18
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 91.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 38
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $90,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 54.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $85,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 8.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $429,175
2009-10 Actual: $357,718
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $786,943
2010-11 Actual: $193,336
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0