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District: EDISON TWP (1290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $216,217,889
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,398.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,016
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2011-12 Total Spending: $235,425,453
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,414.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,332
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,332
Revenue Sources, State: 15.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 82.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 101.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 258.6
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,644
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,156
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,375
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 18
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,182
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,289
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 67%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,668
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,892
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,062
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 65.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 97.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
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%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,608
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 87%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $958
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 78.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $756
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 79.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $818
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 65.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $856
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 66.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 65.6%
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): $122
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 21.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 22.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 24.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $93
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $202
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $146
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $84,159
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 106
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $87,005
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 105
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 101.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $96,197
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 104
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 103.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 18
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $98,786
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 105
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 258.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $119,825
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 246.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 7
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $127,964
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 69
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 22.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 21.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 10
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,331,611
2010-11 Actual: $6,743,270
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $10,074,881
2011-12 Actual: $5,002,262
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,972,349
Actual Excess (2011-12): $704,333