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District: SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD REG (4670)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $84,037,521
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,617.6
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,960
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 16
2011-12 Total Spending: $84,511,278
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 5,575
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,159
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,159
Revenue Sources, State: 11.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 111.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 224.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,221
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,449
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,647
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 22
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,889
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,119
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,781
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,545
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,801
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,422
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.7%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $88
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,586
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 88%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,599
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 87.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,102
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,059
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $12
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $16
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 83.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 86.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,009
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 85.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,452
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,541
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 59.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 85
% 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): 68.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $971
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 63%
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): $250
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 68
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $292
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 31.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 33.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $167
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $36
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $21
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $61,688
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 23
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,160
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 37
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 111.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $68,658
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 106.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $65,607
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 15
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 224.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $131,618
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 79
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 202.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 31
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $126,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 63
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 18.5
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 58
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $4,440,703
2010-11 Actual: $3,844,616
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $8,285,319
2011-12 Actual: $4,138,325
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,562,171
Actual Excess (2011-12): $2,545,958