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District: PISCATAWAY TWP (4130)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $110,060,753
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 7,248
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,185
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2011-12 Total Spending: $112,129,162
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 7,340.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,275
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,275
Revenue Sources, State: 22%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 74.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.1
  Student/Support Ratio: 100.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 216.9
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,525
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,660
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,302
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 17
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,644
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,817
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,846
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $163
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $174
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,732
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 88.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 85.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $851
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 76.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 75.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $867
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 73%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,437
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,350
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,462
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $752
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 52.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $752
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% 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): 55.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $764
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 52.3%
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): $200
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 26.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $60
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $26
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 10
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $70,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 81
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 245.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 1
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $50,933
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 100.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $75,860
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 760.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $51,273
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 1
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 216.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $116,050
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 9188.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 1
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $92,900
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 17.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 53
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 49.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 1
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $5,326,611
2010-11 Actual: $-43,706
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $4,620,331
2011-12 Actual: $964,733
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0