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District: RIDGEFIELD PARK TWP (4380)
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: $34,659,682
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,245.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,433
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2011-12 Total Spending: $36,283,944
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,263.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,028
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,028
Revenue Sources, State: 21.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 63%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 11.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 80.7
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 138.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,649
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,387
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 23
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,776
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 16
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,521
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,820
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,450
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 99.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 98%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,665
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 98%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,051
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,036
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,058
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 98.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,998
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 98.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,017
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 98%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,519
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $10
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,284
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,034
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 80.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,004
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 78.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
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): $640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 21
% 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): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 54.2%
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): $410
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $431
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $28
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
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): 33
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $65,436
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 23
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $67,416
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 80.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $75,861
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 76.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 38
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $78,516
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 48
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 138.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $122,071
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 140.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 51
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $127,726
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 49
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 12.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 12.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 61
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,480,475
2010-11 Actual: $-65,484
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,414,991
2011-12 Actual: $290,630
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $109,982
Actual Excess (2011-12): $136,318