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District: ATLANTIC CITY (0110)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $170,848,727
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,702.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $25,490
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2011-12 Total Spending: $174,016,659
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,807.8
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $25,561
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 106
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $25,561
Revenue Sources, State: 16.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 72.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 6.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 98.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 159.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,237
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 105
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,277
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 103
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $19,498
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 105
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $11,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $10,834
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11,929
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 92.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $10,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $416
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,478
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,809
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 91.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,637
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 71.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 82.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 75.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,511
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,765
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 55.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 48.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.7%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 33.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 34.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 34.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $50
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $88
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $69
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 9.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 104
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $73,689
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 90
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 9.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 104
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $75,103
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 90
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 98.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $89,613
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 93
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 103.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 13
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $93,916
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 99
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 159.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 81
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 171.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 68
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $138,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 92
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 19.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 27
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $23,068,867
2010-11 Actual: $2,976,702
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $26,045,569
2011-12 Actual: $10,166,707
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $8,871,641
Actual Excess (2011-12): $11,165,924