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District: LOWER CAPE MAY REGIONAL (2820)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $31,863,981
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,662.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,165
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2011-12 Total Spending: $31,749,525
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,584
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,044
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 26
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,044
Revenue Sources, State: 36.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 59.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 71.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 171.3
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 28.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,065
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,637
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,378
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 23
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,671
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,972
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,748
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,580
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,750
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,471
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,561
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 89.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,668
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 90.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,378
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 79.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 82.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,785
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,952
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,026
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $895
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 50.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $994
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% 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): 50.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 49.4%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $81
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $570
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 24%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 26.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $41
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $71
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $120
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $66,834
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,058
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 27
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 71.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $67,450
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 75.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 34
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $68,196
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 12
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 171.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $104,805
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 148.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 14
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $99,591
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 6
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 15.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 4
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $986,977
2010-11 Actual: $193,483
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $1,180,460
2011-12 Actual: $1,473,850
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $523,519
Actual Excess (2011-12): $983,233