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District: RAHWAY CITY (4290)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $63,392,093
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,914.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,194
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2011-12 Total Spending: $66,237,813
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,868
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,125
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,125
Revenue Sources, State: 38.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 57.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 95.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 182.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,543
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,202
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,541
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,659
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,432
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,010
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.2%
%% 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): $141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $166
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $87
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $94
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,825
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 86.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 84.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 84.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,293
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.5%
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): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 80.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,023
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 79.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,322
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% 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): $708
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $795
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $742
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 55.5%
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): $260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $294
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 30.7%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $7
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $10
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $36
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,974
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 60
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $65,257
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 95.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,253
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 83.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $69,745
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 30
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 182.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 65
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $115,052
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 25
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 160.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 80
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $117,195
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 70
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 15.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 74
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,882,487
2010-11 Actual: $2,511,935
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $5,394,422
2011-12 Actual: $1,351,203
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,455,743
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,884,117