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District: HOPEWELL VALLEY REGIONAL (2280)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $77,306,035
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,894.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,851
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
2011-12 Total Spending: $79,884,156
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,854
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,727
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 90
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,727
Revenue Sources, State: 10.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 87.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 69.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 170.4
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,997
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 91
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,354
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,625
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 94
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,524
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 63.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $420
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,179
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 91%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,238
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,052
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,092
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 80.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 80%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,910
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 82
% 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): $859
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $909
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 74
% 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): 53%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 74
% 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): $1
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% 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): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $83
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $69
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 93
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $71,672
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 93
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $74,456
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 89
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 69.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,872
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 66.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 85
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $76,350
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 60
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 170.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 76
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $131,163
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 76
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 151.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 90
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $129,377
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 71
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 16.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 67
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $6,354,779
2010-11 Actual: $-1,019,736
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $5,335,043
2011-12 Actual: $1,530,337
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0