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District: CRANBURY TWP (0970)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $17,608,065
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 879.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,012
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2011-12 Total Spending: $17,937,993
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 848
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,154
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,154
Revenue Sources, State: 7.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 91.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 77.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 119.6
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,919
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,033
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,159
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 64
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,725
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,887
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11,172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 91.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 91.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $555
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $591
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,538
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,935
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,928
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,217
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 87.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,657
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,695
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 82.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,023
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 38.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $853
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 42.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $925
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 38.9%
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): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 36.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 10.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 52
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $56,150
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 20
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 77.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $62,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 80.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $64,000
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 39
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 119.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $118,102
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 110.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 56
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $117,637
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 12.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 50
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,334,214
2010-11 Actual: $-259,362
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,074,852
2011-12 Actual: $-222,174
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0