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District: PALISADES PARK (3910)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $24,416,600
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,553.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,715
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2011-12 Total Spending: $24,273,300
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,594
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,228
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,228
Revenue Sources, State: 15.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 166.3
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,332
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,742
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,917
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 8
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,078
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 68.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,020
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 67.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,556
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 64.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,480
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 93.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $136
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $905
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $996
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,075
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $932
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 93.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,370
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 79.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 78.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $704
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $675
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 60.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 50.7%
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): $280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $87
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $51,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 0
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $0
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 0
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 89.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,377
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 1588.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 1
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $77,606
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 43
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 166.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,045
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 0
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $0
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 0
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 0
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $1,049,392
2010-11 Actual: $722,775
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $1,772,167
2011-12 Actual: $879,238
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $17,694
Actual Excess (2011-12): $130,537