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District: DUNELLEN BORO (1140)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $16,891,661
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,131.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,930
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 5
2011-12 Total Spending: $17,206,281
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,177.2
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,616
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,616
Revenue Sources, State: 38.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 57.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 108.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 143.4
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 5.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,686
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,303
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,051
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 1
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,051
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,082
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5,871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,398
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 79.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 82.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 81.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,463
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,614
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 84.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,313
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 81.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 17.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 16.7%
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): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $23
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $3
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 18
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $50,505
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 26
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $50,355
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 108.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $52,805
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 111.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 3
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $51,680
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 4
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 143.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $105,503
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 140.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 17
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $106,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 11
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 22
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $819,065
2010-11 Actual: $50,594
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $869,659
2011-12 Actual: $541,714
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $46,135
Actual Excess (2011-12): $218,213