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District: JERSEY CITY (2390)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $643,441,251
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 28,728.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,397
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 101
2011-12 Total Spending: $661,261,323
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 29,688.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,273
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 95
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,273
Revenue Sources, State: 76.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 16.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 70.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 161.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,742
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 103
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,649
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 100
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,119
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 99
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $10,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,842
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,880
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 56%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 54.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $370
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $387
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,375
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 90.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 86.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,703
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,773
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $29
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,503
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,469
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 84.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,827
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,728
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,900
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,613
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 59.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 56%
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): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 25.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $92
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $45
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 101
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 95
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,360
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 76
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 70.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 85
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $100,235
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 105
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 76.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 64
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $98,435
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 104
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 161.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $134,052
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 90
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 162.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 74
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $134,612
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 84
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): 17.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $31,028,938
2010-11 Actual: $8,969,214
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $39,703,719
2011-12 Actual: $32,298,528
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $11,613,285