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District: SOMERVILLE BORO (4820)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: SOMERSET
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $41,962,495
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,442.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,177
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 45
2011-12 Total Spending: $42,850,203
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,458
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,433
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $17,433
Revenue Sources, State: 22.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 50.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 3.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 23.9%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.4%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 87.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 160.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,736
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,787
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,488
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 34
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,056
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,589
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,650
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,958
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.5%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $345
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $305
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $348
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $101
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,540
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,626
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,411
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,520
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,562
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 88.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,489
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,472
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,539
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.4%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 81.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,259
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 81.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,151
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $445
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 38.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% 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): 39.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 40.7%
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): $392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $446
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $483
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.6%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.9%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $170
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $54
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $68,410
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 56
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 24
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $66,872
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 50
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 87.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 93.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 18
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $86,860
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 61
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 160.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $116,689
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 191.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 16
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $119,606
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 31
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 16.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $6,782,153
2010-11 Actual: $-237,234
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $6,544,919
2011-12 Actual: $394,623
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $407,132
Actual Excess (2011-12): $510,728