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District: SPARTA TWP (4960)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: SUSSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $61,693,522
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,897.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,828
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 36
2011-12 Total Spending: $68,137,891
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 3,453
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,733
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,733
Revenue Sources, State: 17.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 80.9%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.1%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 119.2
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 172.7
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.4%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,501
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,954
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 72
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,707
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 46
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,789
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 60.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,064
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 83
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 59.2%
%% 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): $132
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $353
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $15
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,346
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,844
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,013
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.7%
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): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 85.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 86.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 88.3%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,237
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,439
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $64
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $975
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,147
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 79.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,111
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 80.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,424
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,620
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,597
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $682
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 47.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% 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): 49.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $786
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 49.2%
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): $227
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $295
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 29.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 32.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $24
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $541
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $11
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $72,413
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 88
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 40
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $70,213
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 82
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 119.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,063
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 81
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 104.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 15
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $80,205
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 78
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 172.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 75
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,053
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 13
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 141.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 96
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $99,077
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 5
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 93
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 12.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 98
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,351,995
2010-11 Actual: $4,155,150
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $7,507,145
2011-12 Actual: $-725,899
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $2,278,968
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,015,753