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District: CLOSTER BORO (0930)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $17,688,348
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,139.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,518
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2011-12 Total Spending: $18,872,792
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,132.5
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,664
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 50
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,664
Revenue Sources, State: 10.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 76.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 184.3
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,564
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,319
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,352
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 63
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,980
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 64.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,545
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,089
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,839
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,762
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,966
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 81.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,576
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,636
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% 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): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 88.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 88.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,444
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $706
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% 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): 57.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $796
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% 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): 55.1%
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): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $77
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 21.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 23.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $74
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $82,558
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 35
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $85,302
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 87
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 76.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $80,062
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 73
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 80.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 36
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $83,031
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 78
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 184.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $133,239
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 77
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 187.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 35
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $136,114
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 77
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 50
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 38
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,356,586
2010-11 Actual: $1,119,051
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,475,637
2011-12 Actual: $284,752
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $300,000
Actual Excess (2011-12): $300,000