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District: PATERSON CS FOR SCI/TECH (7503)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $8,066,447
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 619
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,031
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2010-11 Total Spending: $11,460,026
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 739
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,507
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,507
Revenue Sources, State: 82.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 9.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 92.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 295.6
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 6.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,654
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,773
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,153
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 55
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,783
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 41%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,971
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 38.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 48.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $4,168
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 35.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 31.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $5,852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 41.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 84.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $517
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.4%
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): $2,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.2%
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): $1,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 78%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 27.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,933
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.5%
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): $2,591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 22.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 80%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 20.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 79.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $3,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 31.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 38.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $2,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 19.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 27.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,627
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 33.4%
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): 18.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 21.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 20.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 30
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $49,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 47
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 8.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $49,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 92.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 44
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $53,950
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 32
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 67.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $52,850
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 29
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 295.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $65,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 8
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 212
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $73,150
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 26.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 5
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 27.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $1,273,368
2009-10 Actual: $545,555
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,818,923
2010-11 Actual: $590,164
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0