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District: LAWRENCE TWP (2580)
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: $72,295,874
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,004.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,052
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
2011-12 Total Spending: $74,628,602
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,051.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,422
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,422
Revenue Sources, State: 13.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 60.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 166.3
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,981
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 77
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,665
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 63
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,387
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 61
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,838
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 54.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $96
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 19%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,430
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,384
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 92.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,291
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 89.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,133
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 89%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
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): $1,817
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,058
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,074
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 91
% 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): 62.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 61.5%
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): $262
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $239
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $21
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $6
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,740
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 55
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,669
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 41
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 60.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 103
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $78,270
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 59.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 102
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $73,699
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 46
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 166.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 84
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $129,367
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 72
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 161.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 79
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $120,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 73
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 15.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 72
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $10,430,938
2010-11 Actual: $473,713
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $10,904,651
2011-12 Actual: $-158,129
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,283,198
Actual Excess (2011-12): $912,745