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District: MOUNTAINSIDE BORO (3470)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $15,475,049
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,074.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,403
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2011-12 Total Spending: $15,813,662
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,096.2
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,426
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,426
Revenue Sources, State: 8.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 88%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 238.2
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 8.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,129
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,571
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,481
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 13
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,714
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 97.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $143
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $33
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,713
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,957
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 71.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,448
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 74%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,262
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $103
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 75.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,030
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
% 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): $1,233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $604
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $609
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $611
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 47.8%
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): $149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $113
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 31.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $15
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): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,503
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 15.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 4
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $59,936
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 38
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 93.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $54,636
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 153.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $57,087
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 4
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 238.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $127,016
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 67
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 422.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $124,361
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 62
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 17
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 30.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,835,358
2010-11 Actual: $-664,793
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $1,170,565
2011-12 Actual: $-346,210
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $131,395