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District: SOMERDALE BORO (4790)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $7,146,579
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 512.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,954
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2011-12 Total Spending: $7,436,001
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 531.2
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,997
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 3
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,997
Revenue Sources, State: 45.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 48.7%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 12.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 86.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 172.7
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,464
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,824
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,206
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,520
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,944
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,399
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 66%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,615
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 63%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $61
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.6%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,387
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 95.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.2%
% 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): $1,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $35
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $863
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 70.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $966
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 72.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,270
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,065
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $734
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% 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): 57.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 3.6%
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): $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): $50
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 33%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 39.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $42
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 18
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,524
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 22
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $55,740
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 17
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 86.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $58,395
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 97.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 15
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $58,966
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 28
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 172.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $79,560
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 291.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 3
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $115,119
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 48
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 25.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $649,971
2010-11 Actual: $52,167
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $702,138
2011-12 Actual: $151,596
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $250,848
Actual Excess (2011-12): $94,605