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District: RUTHERFORD BORO (4600)
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: $41,457,776
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,504.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,555
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
2011-12 Total Spending: $42,765,035
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,552.8
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,752
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 27
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,752
Revenue Sources, State: 14.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.7%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 85.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 154.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,839
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,783
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,380
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 29
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,917
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,205
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,447
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,400
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,667
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 93.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $321
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $340
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,593
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,578
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,526
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,489
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 93.1%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,522
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 82.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,210
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
% 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): $1,499
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,490
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,687
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $649
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 43.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $727
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 43.1%
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): $338
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $334
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 25.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 23.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 23.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $17
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $8
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $3
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 37
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $63,844
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 40
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 29
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,957
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 56
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 85.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $79,333
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 75.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 37
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $81,671
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 59
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 154.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $120,832
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 146.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 46
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $128,720
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 41
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 45
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,167,903
2010-11 Actual: $603,778
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,771,681
2011-12 Actual: $876,092
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $476,960