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District: FAIR LAWN BORO (1450)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $81,936,614
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,797.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,079
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2011-12 Total Spending: $86,976,479
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,665
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,645
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 73
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,645
Revenue Sources, State: 12.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 77.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 193.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 17.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,853
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 74
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,830
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,635
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 80
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,780
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,965
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $98
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,144
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,534
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,255
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 89%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,682
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,429
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,465
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 83.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,572
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $942
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 64.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $886
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% 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): 56.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $813
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 51.3%
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): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $271
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $56
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $21
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,715
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 75
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 51
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $71,580
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 86
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 77.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 71
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,640
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 76.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 66
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $77,035
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 65
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 193.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $137,864
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 96
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 178.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $140,559
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 96
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 49
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 16.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 62
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,052,867
2010-11 Actual: $3,602,482
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $7,655,349
2011-12 Actual: $2,646,007
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $797,622