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District: NORTH PLAINFIELD BORO (3670)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $57,527,088
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,386.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,989
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2011-12 Total Spending: $59,403,510
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,426
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,339
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,339
Revenue Sources, State: 47.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 48.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 75.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 162.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,017
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,207
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,763
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 41
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,621
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,655
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,055
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.8%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,389
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,714
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $165
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $225
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $68
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 85.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,991
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 89.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,309
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $60
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 85.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,931
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,848
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,833
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,204
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 62.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% 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): 62.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,085
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 59.2%
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): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $197
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 31.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 32.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $27
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $205
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 53
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $57,390
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 58
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $57,390
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 14
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 75.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $62,628
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 71.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $62,565
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 10
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 162.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $142,907
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 64
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 167.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 34
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $139,955
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 62
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.1
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): $4,217,039
2010-11 Actual: $589,253
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $4,806,292
2011-12 Actual: $2,464,943
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,039,292
Actual Excess (2011-12): $2,331,210