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District: ELMWOOD PARK (1345)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,265,928
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,484.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,999
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2011-12 Total Spending: $38,907,520
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,557.4
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,214
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,214
Revenue Sources, State: 15.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 16.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 105.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 173.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,229
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,932
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 2
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,426
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 1
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,208
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 52.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $5,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 54.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $4,878
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 49.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $4,763
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 50.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 93.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 18.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 78.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,370
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 80.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,678
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $62
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,083
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 74.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,010
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 83.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,335
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $815
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 61%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $745
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 60%
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): $290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.2%
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): 16.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 1
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,772
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 16.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $54,194
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 6
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 105.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $57,933
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 117.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $56,819
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 3
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 173.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $122,118
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 194.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $119,723
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $8,727
2010-11 Actual: $-692,279
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $-683,552
2011-12 Actual: $-1,530,938
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0