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District: BERKELEY HEIGHTS TWP (0310)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $46,285,701
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,825.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,382
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2011-12 Total Spending: $45,663,645
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,810.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,250
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,250
Revenue Sources, State: 11.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 9.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.0
  Student/Support Ratio: 63.0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 154.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,013
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,334
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,732
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 39
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,493
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,705
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,197
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,933
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,788
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 94.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $39
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 84.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 67.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 43
% 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): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 66.7%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
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 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $39
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $29
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $66
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,903
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,522
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 54
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 63.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $78,962
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 56.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 64
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $78,532
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 154.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $133,223
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 136.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $132,349
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 59
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 47
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,373,398
2010-11 Actual: $1,245,350
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,618,748
2011-12 Actual: $2,258,038
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,655,196
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,533,625