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District: PRINCETON CS (7540)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: MERCER
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $4,952,393
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 344
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,396
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2010-11 Total Spending: $5,088,590
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 343.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,797
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,797
Revenue Sources, State: 12%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 344
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 215
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 1.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,843
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,410
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,419
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $8,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 70.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $6,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 54.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 90.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $7,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 66.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $369
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
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): $1,097
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.6%
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): $523
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 47.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $2,954
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 24.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 38.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,937
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17%
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): $2,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 17.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 69.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 54.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 3.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 26.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% 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): 34.5%
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): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.7%
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): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 15%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $111
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $48
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $58
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 46
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $57,788
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 65
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 344
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 6
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $53,550
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 31
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 344
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $55,250
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 35
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 215
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 11
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $103,025
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 60
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 74.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 20.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 9
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 6.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 53
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $77,418
2009-10 Actual: $54,473
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $131,891
2010-11 Actual: $19,498
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $0
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0