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District: CARTERET BORO (0750)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $58,880,610
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,877
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,187
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2011-12 Total Spending: $57,436,217
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,849
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,922
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,922
Revenue Sources, State: 53.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 41.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 136.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 178.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,179
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,873
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,743
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 8
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,084
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $114
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $134
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,021
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 86.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,069
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 82%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 77.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 73.3%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,346
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 51.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% 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): 50%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $653
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 48.5%
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): $69
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 34.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $135
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $124
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,496
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $63,496
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 52
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 136.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $81,345
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 73
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 143.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 3
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $81,345
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 80
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 178.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 68
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $127,399
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 67
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 179.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 61
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $126,535
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 64
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 91
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 14.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 88
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,245,114
2010-11 Actual: $-931,795
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,313,319
2011-12 Actual: $2,774,501
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0