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District: SOUTH BRUNSWICK TWP (4860)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $138,216,424
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,104.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,180
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 22
2011-12 Total Spending: $140,471,583
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,116
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,409
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 18
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,409
Revenue Sources, State: 23.9%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 73.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 105.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 197.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.8%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,049
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 12
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,995
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 8
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,972
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 9
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,780
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 61.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,263
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.7%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,557
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,588
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,060
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $121
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $157
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $150
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,297
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,278
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,397
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,176
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,170
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 91.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,298
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $14
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): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 87.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 87%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,149
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 88.5%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,568
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,757
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% 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): 53.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $842
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 7.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 55%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $904
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 51.5%
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): $159
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $172
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.8%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 33%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $106
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $102
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $65,732
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 63
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 14.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 6
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $65,112
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 62
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 105.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 15
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $74,297
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 99.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $74,192
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 53
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 197.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 51
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $109,657
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 185.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 49
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $105,799
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 16
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 80
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 15.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 77
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $13,636,092
2010-11 Actual: $2,747,072
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $16,383,164
2011-12 Actual: $3,990,993
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,678,447
Actual Excess (2011-12): $5,047,266