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District: BERNARDS TWP (0350)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $89,028,413
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,694.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,634
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2011-12 Total Spending: $94,998,356
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,716.5
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,618
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,618
Revenue Sources, State: 12%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 78.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 201.7
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,721
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,345
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,382
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 40
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,000
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,700
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,904
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,068
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,710
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,751
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 92.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,095
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $952
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $958
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 87.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 87.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $736
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 46.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $78
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 4.8%
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): $270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 21.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 26.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $22
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $35
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $24
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $61,990
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 56
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,990
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 45
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 78.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 66
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,481
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 69.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 79
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $73,840
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 201.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $125,043
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 188.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 43
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $124,036
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 56
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 51
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 18.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $7,694,138
2010-11 Actual: $2,213,511
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $9,907,649
2011-12 Actual: $2,158,822
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,648,001
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,570,576