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District: MARION P. THOMAS CS (7210)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $8,262,148
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 513.3
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,098
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2010-11 Total Spending: $9,439,988
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 546.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,287
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,287
Revenue Sources, State: 80.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 11.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 136.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 91
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,522
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,766
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,966
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 62
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,021
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 44.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 50.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $5,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 40.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 91.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 42%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 85.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 40.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 80.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,053
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.2%
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): $2,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 43.6%
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%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 75.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 35.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 30.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.4%
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): $3,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 27%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 76.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 77.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 73%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,579
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 19.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,617
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17.5%
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): 36.9%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 33.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $46
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 14.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 12
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $50,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $50,210
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 136.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $61,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 142.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 25
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $61,250
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 91
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 39
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $100,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 59
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 81.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $90,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 6.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 49
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 49
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $302,214
2009-10 Actual: $469,223
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $771,437
2010-11 Actual: $-117,257
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0