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District: STERLING HIGH SCHOOL DIST (5035)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $16,481,941
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 984.8
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,736
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2011-12 Total Spending: $17,225,972
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 955
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,039
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 11
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,039
Revenue Sources, State: 44.2%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 42.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 11.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.2
  Student/Support Ratio: 84.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 80.6
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,518
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 15
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,474
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 21
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $14,163
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 13
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,468
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,913
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,849
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 55.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,094
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,393
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,246
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 51.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 92.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $220
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $307
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $154
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $202
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $296
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,892
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,995
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,715
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,776
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 93.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,764
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 88.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,530
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.2%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $28
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 68.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $807
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 57.9%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,843
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,906
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 23
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $829
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 45%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,024
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 38
% 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): 50.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $754
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 39.6%
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): $483
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% 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): $821
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $989
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $976
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 30.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 34%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 29.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $234
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $423
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $313
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $59,300
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 12.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 14
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 84.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $61,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 75.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $59,100
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 5
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 80.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $92,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 2
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 74.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 45
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $93,760
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 4
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 7.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 46
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 6.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 46
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $831,243
2010-11 Actual: $332,464
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $1,163,707
2011-12 Actual: $-765,009
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0