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District: BRANCHBURG TWP (0510)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $44,642,549
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,645.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,876
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2011-12 Total Spending: $43,902,227
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,522.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,407
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,407
Revenue Sources, State: 10.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.2%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 64.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 218.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,289
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,175
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,272
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 58
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,865
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,006
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $277
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $59
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,933
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,008
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 91.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,767
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,366
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 77.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,034
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 27.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 28.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $310
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 24.6%
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): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 30.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $8
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $123
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $127
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 70
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,916
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 10.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 80
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $59,707
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 36
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 64.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 74
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,555
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 68
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 68.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 65
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $83,182
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 80
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 218.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 18
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $145,219
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 85
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 212.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 18
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $146,793
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 86
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 22.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 22.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 6
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,917,377
2010-11 Actual: $-375,979
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,541,398
2011-12 Actual: $1,640,784
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $354,158
Actual Excess (2011-12): $503,518