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District: RAMSEY BORO (4310)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $55,301,744
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,111.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,774
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 54
2011-12 Total Spending: $55,668,012
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,074.4
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,107
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 51
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,107
Revenue Sources, State: 9.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 73.8
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 175.6
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,086
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,204
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,638
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 59
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,583
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,407
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.7%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 97.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $195
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $185
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $222
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $49
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $58
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,840
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 80.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 84.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,073
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 80.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,386
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,467
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,093
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 78.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,142
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 77.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,494
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $888
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 20.9%
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): $337
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 30.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $15
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $47
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): 42
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $65,493
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 49
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,675
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 55
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 73.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 49
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $75,635
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 69.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 50
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $73,643
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 37
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 175.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $138,315
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 62
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 241.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 3
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $139,779
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 61
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 18
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 23.9
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): $4,576,617
2010-11 Actual: $711,913
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $5,288,530
2011-12 Actual: $2,657,229
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,075,896
Actual Excess (2011-12): $2,316,006