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District: SOUTH RIVER BORO (4920)
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils
County: MIDDLESEX
Operating Type K-12 / 1801 - 3500 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $30,026,768
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,366.7
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,687
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2011-12 Total Spending: $31,781,978
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 2,353.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,507
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,507
Revenue Sources, State: 47.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 47.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 5.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.0
  Student/Support Ratio: 95.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 170.3
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 13%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,104
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $9,593
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 1
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $9,858
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 2
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,451
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5,717
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $5,632
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,216
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5,518
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 57.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $5,453
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 55.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 96.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $152
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $135
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.4%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $41
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): $47
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,473
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,019
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,106
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 81.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,351
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 91.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,087
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $13
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $17
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $982
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 90.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 90.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,084
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 89.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,080
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,213
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 28.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $319
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 30.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $323
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 26.6%
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): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $325
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.3%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 30.3%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 31%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $11
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $2
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): 17
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $51,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 14.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 11
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $48,825
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 2
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 95.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $65,455
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 91.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $59,556
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 7
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 170.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 26
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $114,657
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 156.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $115,287
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
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): 12.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 55
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,053,919
2010-11 Actual: $367,935
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,421,854
2011-12 Actual: $495,069
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $452,191
Actual Excess (2011-12): $339,275