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District: PARAMUS BORO (3930)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $76,440,560
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,211.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,152
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 79
2011-12 Total Spending: $80,733,448
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 4,114
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,624
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,624
Revenue Sources, State: 11%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.7%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 66.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 185.9
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,191
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 81
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,920
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 85
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,324
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 91
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,934
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 54.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 53.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,048
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 52.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $342
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $379
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
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): $32
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,365
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,617
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 87.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,865
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 88.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,079
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 87.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 101
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,738
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,475
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,538
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 88.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,644
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 88.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,273
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 96
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,192
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,290
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 97
% 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): 53.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 50.8%
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): $311
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $301
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 29%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 33.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $70
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $152
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $76
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,850
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,375
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): 66.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 89
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $66,162
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 64.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 94
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $67,900
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 20
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 185.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $137,292
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 95
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 196.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $140,937
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 98
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 18.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 37
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $6,631,210
2010-11 Actual: $1,114,461
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $7,745,671
2011-12 Actual: $2,724,040
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $300,000
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,010,000