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District: GREAT MEADOWS REGIONAL (1785)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: WARREN
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $20,387,929
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,338.2
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,236
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 33
2011-12 Total Spending: $20,350,883
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,278.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,915
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,915
Revenue Sources, State: 34.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 62%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 72.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 194.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,468
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 30
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,770
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,140
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 20
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,690
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 63.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,562
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,678
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,440
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,508
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 89.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,332
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $970
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 84.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 83.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,459
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,297
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% 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): 54.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $726
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 56%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $701
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 50.3%
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): $10
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.9%
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): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $62,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 55
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $57,375
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 24
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 72.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,595
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 73.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 57
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $62,450
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 25
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 194.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $86,275
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 188.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $98,789
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 18.9
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): $1,303,966
2010-11 Actual: $-698,065
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $605,901
2011-12 Actual: $198,801
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $13,943