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District: BUENA REGIONAL (0590)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: ATLANTIC
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $43,119,522
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,496
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,275
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 49
2011-12 Total Spending: $43,852,340
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,420.8
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,115
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,115
Revenue Sources, State: 52.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 29.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 9.5%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 86.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 156.2
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,105
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,655
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,971
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 53
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,025
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,034
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,736
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $169
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $97
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,436
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,546
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,306
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 80.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,560
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 80.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $681
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $679
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% 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): 52.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 51.5%
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): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 32.3%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 33.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $50
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $21
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $46
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,868
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 59
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $64,296
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 38
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 86.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,296
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 51
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 65.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 56
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $79,296
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 51
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 156.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $102,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 136.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $104,295
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 5
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 48
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,730,605
2010-11 Actual: $680,747
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,411,352
2011-12 Actual: $1,833,804
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $979,011
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,252,641