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District: READINGTON TWP (4350)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: HUNTERDON
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $33,834,439
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,039.5
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,589
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2011-12 Total Spending: $33,281,724
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,966.2
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,927
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,927
Revenue Sources, State: 11.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 69.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 195.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,517
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 61
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,805
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,337
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 62
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,970
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,689
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,428
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,251
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $362
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $352
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $85
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,963
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,110
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 16.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,470
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,800
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 15%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 89%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,413
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,124
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,140
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 81.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 79.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,416
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% 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): $347
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 30%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $363
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 32.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 28.8%
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): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $160
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 82
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 30.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $40
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $9
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $28
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 81
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $55,915
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 10.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 81
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $59,330
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 69.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 67
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $68,848
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 66.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 67
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $68,435
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 45
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 195.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $116,808
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 161.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 61
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $111,828
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 35
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 32
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,419,235
2010-11 Actual: $522,974
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,942,209
2011-12 Actual: $2,499,899
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $649,045
Actual Excess (2011-12): $693,541