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District: GARFIELD CITY (1700)
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: $88,659,745
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,016.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,674
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2011-12 Total Spending: $94,894,059
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,921.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,281
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,281
Revenue Sources, State: 71.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 23.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 75.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 214.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,059
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,124
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 75
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,536
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 64
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,876
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,520
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $324
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $69
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,087
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 83%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,090
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 82.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 82.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,038
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 80.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 79.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,581
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,560
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $754
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% 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): 52.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 49.4%
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): $172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 32.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 26.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $143
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $163
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $69
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): 71
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,661
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 6
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $57,456
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 21
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 75.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 75
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,033
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 102.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $79,200
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 73
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 214.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $143,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 104
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 196.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 38
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $137,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 90
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 77
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,784,065
2010-11 Actual: $25,187
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,809,252
2011-12 Actual: $6,962,227
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $2,069,258