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District: MOUNTAIN LAKES BORO (3460)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MORRIS
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,085,773
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,655.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,398
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2011-12 Total Spending: $37,490,433
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,635.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $22,922
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $22,922
Revenue Sources, State: 11.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 51.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 0.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 36.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 30.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 100.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 20%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,373
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 46
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,460
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $19,882
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 46
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $11,031
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $11,034
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11,649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,548
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $10,639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,705
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,875
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,077
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 92.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,755
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,680
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,816
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,435
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 87.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,077
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 48.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,025
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 49.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 47.1%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
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): $547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $571
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $8
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $108
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $32
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $74,273
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 40
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $76,780
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): 30.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $77,777
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 35.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 47
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $77,777
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 44
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 100.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,169
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 118.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 35
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $131,130
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 14.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 14
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,565,112
2010-11 Actual: $1,037,796
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,602,908
2011-12 Actual: $1,037,013
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,064,154
Actual Excess (2011-12): $843,811