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District: NEWARK CITY (3570)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $962,229,754
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 44,331
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,706
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 98
2011-12 Total Spending: $1,003,365,545
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 43,322.4
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,160
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 100
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $23,160
Revenue Sources, State: 81.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 11%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 39.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 98.6
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,915
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 100
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,142
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 102
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,268
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 100
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 50%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 50.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,924
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 46.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 47.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 44.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 88.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $235
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $279
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $82
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $109
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $299
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 24.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $4,135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 22.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $4,104
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 22.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 21.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,782
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 20.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 92.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,502
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,711
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 79.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 73.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,724
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,865
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 68.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 71.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,942
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 66.5%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $65
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $183
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 24.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 30.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $12
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $56
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $80
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,989
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 87
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $57,656
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 22
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 39.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 106
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $90,982
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 94
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 59.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 100
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $90,982
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 96
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 98.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 105
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $102,182
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 91.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 104
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $100,423
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 9
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 9.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 106
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 9.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 103
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $40,374,201
2010-11 Actual: $9,937,873
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $50,312,074
2011-12 Actual: $19,904,808
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $9,111,234
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0