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District: NORTH STAR ACAD. CS OF NEWARK (7320)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $15,127,053
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 904.6
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,723
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2010-11 Total Spending: $21,201,050
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,256.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,878
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,878
Revenue Sources, State: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 299
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 139.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 5.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,310
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,576
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,347
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 58
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 55.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,028
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 45.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 81.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,794
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 47.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 77.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $512
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $816
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 6.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $919
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.8%
Total Support 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): $853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support 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%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (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%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 55.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 25.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 22%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $3,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 22.4%
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): $2,151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 16.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 57.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 64%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 18.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,500
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 14.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 20.5%
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): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
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): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 16%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 14.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $498
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $16
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $50
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 48
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $59,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 66
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 7.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 59
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 299
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 7
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $60,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 45
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 302.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $63,000
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 51
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 139.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 21
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $80,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 29
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 109.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $70,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 13.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,643,876
2009-10 Actual: $1,162,504
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,806,380
2010-11 Actual: $341,700
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $3,148,080
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0