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District: DOVER TOWN (1110)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $44,870,790
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,969.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,110
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2011-12 Total Spending: $47,935,236
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,955.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,221
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,221
Revenue Sources, State: 57.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 29.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 5.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 100.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 134.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,657
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,091
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,159
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 10
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,946
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,572
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,003
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 92.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $318
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $434
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,018
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 93.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,482
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,491
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 88.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% 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): $671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $684
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 56.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 55.3%
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): $291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.9%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 33%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $53
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $94
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $103
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,318
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 13
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $64,059
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 40
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 100.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,507
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 93.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 17
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $77,991
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 48
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 134.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $108,218
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 162.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 34
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $110,917
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 11.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $5,970,914
2010-11 Actual: $2,094,500
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $8,065,414
2011-12 Actual: $1,506,610
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,328,221
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0