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District: MERCHANTVILLE BORO (3110)
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 0 - 400 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $6,405,304
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 388.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,483
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2011-12 Total Spending: $6,867,578
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 429
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,008
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,008
Revenue Sources, State: 35.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 59.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 104.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 260.7
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,567
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 19
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,352
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 13
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,965
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 13
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,841
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,633
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 66.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,882
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 92.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $107
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): $275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $442
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $181
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,507
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,067
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): 77.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 79.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,573
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,799
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $46
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $70
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,083
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 68.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,050
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 58.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $977
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 64.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,244
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% 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): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $91
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 7.5%
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): $131
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 23.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 22.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $76,617
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 13
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $78,474
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 104.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $59,471
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 102.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 17
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $61,893
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 49
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 260.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $44,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 295.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 1
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $76,218
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 21.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 6
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 24.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 1
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $774,414
2010-11 Actual: $631,490
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $1,405,904
2011-12 Actual: $-26,498
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $350,719
Actual Excess (2011-12): $32,591