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District: LINDEN CITY (2660)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $107,940,819
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,121.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,634
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 66
2011-12 Total Spending: $110,598,298
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,055.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,265
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 65
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,265
Revenue Sources, State: 26.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 69.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 206.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,775
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,290
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 57
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,693
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 69
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,969
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,646
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,419
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,844
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,509
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 89.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,860
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 86.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,287
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,377
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,069
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 77.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 76.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,958
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 84
% 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): $1,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 58%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 88
% 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): 53.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 57.1%
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): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.9%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $25
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $187
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $106
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 71
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,988
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 75
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $62,359
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 47
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 85.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $76,763
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 76.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 65
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $72,735
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 42
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 206.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $126,140
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 170.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 75
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $127,346
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 65
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 16.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 60
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $13,524,318
2010-11 Actual: $5,094,721
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $18,619,039
2011-12 Actual: $6,148,865
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,399,071
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,708,388