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District: PASSAIC CITY (3970)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $268,548,414
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,313.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,762
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
2011-12 Total Spending: $285,694,758
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 14,022.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,374
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 88
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,374
Revenue Sources, State: 86.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 5.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 7.5%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.3%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 104.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 216.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,392
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 69
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,891
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $18,761
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 102
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11,214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,991
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,703
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 49.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 82.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $344
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $791
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,485
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 89
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 19%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,869
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 75.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 74.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,501
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 74.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,115
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $11
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 88.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 86.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 89.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,100
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,241
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,584
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 48%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 24.1%
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): $76
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $11
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $33
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $41
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 68
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,104
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 57
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,994
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 78
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 104.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $101,782
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 106
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 83.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 36
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $87,948
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 93
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 216.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $127,214
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 191.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 41
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $130,832
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 76
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 45
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $22,783,467
2010-11 Actual: $4,718,260
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $27,501,727
2011-12 Actual: $42,349,719
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,491,627
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0