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District: BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN REG (0555)
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: $144,831,164
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,960.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,163
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2011-12 Total Spending: $145,927,288
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 8,803.5
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,576
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,576
Revenue Sources, State: 14.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.7%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 78.0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 243.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,589
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,539
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,309
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 59
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,498
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.4%
%% 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): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $153
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,661
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,722
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,888
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,595
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 93.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,441
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 86.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 85.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,359
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% 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): 24.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 11
% 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): 24.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $286
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 21%
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): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 32%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $48
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,161
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 77
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $60,161
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 35
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 78.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 69
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,586
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 78.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 59
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $77,120
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 67
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 243.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,878
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 215.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 27
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $132,878
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 78
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 23.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 21.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $10,244,919
2010-11 Actual: $2,624,701
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $12,869,620
2011-12 Actual: $6,783,461
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,877,132
Actual Excess (2011-12): $6,375,780