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District: SOUTH AMBOY CITY (4830)
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 0 - 1800 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $17,451,059
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,161.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,026
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2011-12 Total Spending: $17,457,247
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,185.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,724
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $14,724
Revenue Sources, State: 46.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 48.4%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.0
  Student/Support Ratio: 95.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 143.9
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,095
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 6
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,786
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,265
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 3
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,556
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,862
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,372
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 93.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,280
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,541
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.1%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 95.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $67
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,314
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,339
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 91.8%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,506
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,484
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $30
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,267
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,226
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 83.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 82.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,243
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,245
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $616
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 49.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $606
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 54%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $653
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 52.4%
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): $231
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $304
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $55
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $4
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $64,423
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 3
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $62,872
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 32
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 95.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $69,505
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 31
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 81.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 16
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $68,194
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 26
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 143.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $123,948
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 142.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 15
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $118,687
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 28
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 12.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $680,185
2010-11 Actual: $256,423
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $936,608
2011-12 Actual: $484,735
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $179,606
Actual Excess (2011-12): $141,152