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District: TRENTON CITY (5210)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: MERCER
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $276,937,777
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,615.3
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,340
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
2011-12 Total Spending: $284,744,839
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 13,967.9
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,386
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 89
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,386
Revenue Sources, State: 86.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 7.5%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.4
  Student/Support Ratio: 82.4
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 207.4
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 14.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,331
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,691
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 92
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,951
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 95
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 56.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,069
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,687
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,417
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 54.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,481
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 93.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,951
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 52.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 92.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $166
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): $303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,558
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,997
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 91
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,266
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 88.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,605
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 86.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,622
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,625
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,740
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 81
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $26
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,360
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 83.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,458
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 83.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,207
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,063
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.9%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,262
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 57.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,056
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 89
% 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): 51.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,047
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 47.7%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
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): $105
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $125
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $164
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 45.8%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 41.7%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 39%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $5
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $70
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $30
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $80,886
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 101
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 86
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $61,711
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 43
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 82.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 51
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $82,796
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 76
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 67.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 84
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $82,796
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 82
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 207.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $117,463
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 179.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 60
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $116,648
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 31
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 16.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 64
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 18.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $3,484,099
2010-11 Actual: $5,678,339
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $9,162,438
2011-12 Actual: $28,655,710
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $145,592
Actual Excess (2011-12): $16,012,868