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District: CRANFORD TWP (0980)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $55,732,466
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,949
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,113
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2011-12 Total Spending: $59,317,875
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,936.5
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,069
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,069
Revenue Sources, State: 11.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 5.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 81.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 175.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,015
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,574
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,276
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 37
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,768
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,022
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.9%
%% 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): $236
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $78
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,692
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,829
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,993
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,510
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 86%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $43
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 88.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 87.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,482
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 66.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $838
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 65.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 58.1%
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): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $48
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,741
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 66
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,590
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 81.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $64,562
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 75.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 70
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $63,804
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 12
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 175.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 71
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $129,942
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 74
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 169.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 71
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $133,829
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 81
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 16.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,760,810
2010-11 Actual: $1,517,858
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,278,668
2011-12 Actual: $794,741
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,204,342
Actual Excess (2011-12): $441,523