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District: BERLIN BORO (0330)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $11,134,182
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 874
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,740
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2011-12 Total Spending: $11,658,289
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 871.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,374
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,374
Revenue Sources, State: 39%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 57.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 96.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 169.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,655
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,903
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $10,469
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 6
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,634
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 68.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,852
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 69.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 68.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 92.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,651
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 63.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 92.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $99
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $983
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $772
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $822
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 86.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,027
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,044
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 85.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $790
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $381
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 52.8%
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): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $80
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 29
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $56,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 96.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $54,778
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 113.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 8
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $57,699
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 6
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 169.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $78,192
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 173.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 47
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $92,705
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 5
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 74
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $425,250
2010-11 Actual: $439,370
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $864,620
2011-12 Actual: $402,899
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $134,320
Actual Excess (2011-12): $199,657