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District: HIGHLANDS BORO (2160)
Operating Type K-6
County: MONMOUTH
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $3,922,369
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 203
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,318
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 50
2011-12 Total Spending: $4,068,722
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 195.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,850
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,850
Revenue Sources, State: 23.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 68.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 3.5%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 86.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 52.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,395
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,517
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $19,361
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 54
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,762
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 50.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 52%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 91.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 48.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 86.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $577
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,008
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 26%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $4,131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 25%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $4,550
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 23.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,011
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 75.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 63.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 71.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,359
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $80
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $79
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $730
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 57%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 22.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 26.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,824
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,544
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $894
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% 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): 49%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $731
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 41.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $861
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 33.8%
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): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $56
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $66
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.3%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 32.5%
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): 9.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 9.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 50
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $60,725
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 86.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $33,150
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 64.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 41
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $22,884
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 5
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 52.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $86,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 102.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $31,690
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 6.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 12.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $933,854
2010-11 Actual: $248,488
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $1,182,342
2011-12 Actual: $300,415
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $439,785
Actual Excess (2011-12): $460,410