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District: CHESTER TWP (0820)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $23,062,685
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,370
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,834
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 64
2011-12 Total Spending: $23,198,665
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,317.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,606
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,606
Revenue Sources, State: 12.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 73.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 186.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,221
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 50
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,710
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,563
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 70
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,850
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,464
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,987
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 54.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $180
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $161
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,767
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 74.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,523
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,565
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,582
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 81.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,437
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $669
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 46.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $701
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 50
% 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): 48.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $758
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 44.2%
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): $89
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 33.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $159
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $83
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,995
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $60,805
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 48
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 73.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $57,092
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 66.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 66
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $59,080
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 10
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 186.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $120,037
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 177.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $124,886
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 31
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,033,785
2010-11 Actual: $501,272
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,535,057
2011-12 Actual: $1,483,052
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $521,416
Actual Excess (2011-12): $617,339