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District: RIDGEFIELD BORO (4370)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: BERGEN
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $35,285,641
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,888
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,690
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2011-12 Total Spending: $35,382,534
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,864
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,982
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,982
Revenue Sources, State: 15.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 55.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 26%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 1.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.0
  Student/Support Ratio: 59.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 156.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 23.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,926
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,754
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,684
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 40
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 64.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,721
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,618
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 63.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,096
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.1%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $327
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $343
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $276
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.7%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $177
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,358
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,510
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,419
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 98.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 97.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,382
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 98.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,699
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,422
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $118
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $117
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.7%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 72.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 76.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $974
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 68.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,482
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $609
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 43.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $695
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% 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): 46.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $705
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 42.4%
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): $406
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $394
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $495
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 28.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $168
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,454
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 35
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $62,614
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 31
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 59.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,860
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 57.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $92,100
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 47
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 156.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $121,139
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 130.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 24
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $117,910
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 26
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 14.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 17
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,585,615
2010-11 Actual: $-486,447
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,099,168
2011-12 Actual: $-101,141
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0