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District: PROSPECT PARK BORO (4270)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: PASSAIC
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $11,897,488
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 880.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,512
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2011-12 Total Spending: $12,661,631
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 908.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,935
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,935
Revenue Sources, State: 68.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 23.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 111.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 222.3
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,796
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 7
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,570
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,915
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 17
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 67.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,023
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,723
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 64.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 89.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $658
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $949
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,587
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $810
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $859
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 70.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,126
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 71%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,264
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,371
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,091
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $838
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 66.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,044
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 76.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $864
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $414
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% 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): 51.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 46.6%
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): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% 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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.3%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $44
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $336
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): 32
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $57,600
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 25
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $60,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 40
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 111.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $62,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 98.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 15
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $61,800
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 22
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 222.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $99,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 204.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 22
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $90,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 31
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,977,610
2010-11 Actual: $743,486
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,721,096
2011-12 Actual: $327,904
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,215,539
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0