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District: UNION CITY (5240)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: HUDSON
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $230,228,458
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 12,274
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,757
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 83
2011-12 Total Spending: $247,856,021
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 12,484.5
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $19,853
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 84
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $19,853
Revenue Sources, State: 81.3%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 6.3%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 120.0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 177.0
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 10.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,779
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 88
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,511
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 78
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,247
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 90
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,564
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,944
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 50.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48.9%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 95.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,639
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 48%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.3%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $274
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $404
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 87
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $71
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,806
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,603
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 88
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 19.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,529
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 99
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 17.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 90.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 93
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 91.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,536
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 92
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 79.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,221
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,214
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,355
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $52
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 90
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $912
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 74.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $899
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 74.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $938
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 69.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,002
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 106
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 18.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 105
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 60%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,592
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 104
% 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): 58.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 104
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 61.2%
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): $72
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $41
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 38.7%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 41.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 44.5%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $104
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $31
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $179
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $56,100
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 14.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 7
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $62,050
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 46
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 120.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 4
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $67,378
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 132.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 5
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $73,390
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 45
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 177.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 70
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,523
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 84
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 179.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 61
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $138,354
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 93
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 90
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 13.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 91
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $47,874,245
2010-11 Actual: $7,885,426
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $54,117,511
2011-12 Actual: $36,518,639
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $3,053,889