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District: LOWER TWP (2840)
Operating Type K-6
County: CAPE MAY
Operating Type K-6 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $28,005,770
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,867.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,995
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2011-12 Total Spending: $29,460,108
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,855
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,881
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,881
Revenue Sources, State: 42.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 52.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 87.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 263.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 17.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,295
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,612
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 25
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,251
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 21
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,425
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,798
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,870
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $78
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,896
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,211
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.4%
% 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): $1,015
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,187
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $914
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 90%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 90.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,026
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 86.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,484
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,497
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $834
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 56.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $890
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% 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): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% 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): 55.3%
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): $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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 36%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 35.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 32.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $81
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,116
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 20
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,733
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 46
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 87.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $81,051
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 85.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $85,002
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 54
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 263.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $126,996
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 55
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 257.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 6
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $119,221
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 45
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 22.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 23.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 5
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,853,631
2010-11 Actual: $-45,445
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,808,186
2011-12 Actual: $169,733
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $507,648
Actual Excess (2011-12): $407,534