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District: MERCER COUNTY VOCATIONAL (3105)
Operating Type VOC
County: MERCER
Operating Type VOC Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $9,487,828
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 540.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,553
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2011-12 Total Spending: $11,157,885
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 430.3
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $25,932
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $25,932
Revenue Sources, State: 22.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 54.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 19.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 18.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 114.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 99.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 37.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,166
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 10
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,512
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,108
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 14
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,985
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 48.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,885
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 46.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,642
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 37.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 85.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,774
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 42.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 40.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 87.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $648
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,566
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,070
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,497
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,697
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,997
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.7%
% 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): $3,339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 22%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 19.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,819
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $81
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,730
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 80.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 81.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 21.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,925
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 22.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 35.5%
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): $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): 32.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $85
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $131
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $92
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 18.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,595
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 7
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $58,002
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 7
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 114.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $57,820
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 100.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 9
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $61,727
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 7
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 99.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $100,019
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 100.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 14
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $101,356
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 7
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 6.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 7.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 16
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,719,212
2010-11 Actual: $-124,432
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,594,780
2011-12 Actual: $-649,722
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $135,961
Actual Excess (2011-12): $545,418