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District: WEST ESSEX REGIONAL (5630)
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12
County: ESSEX
Operating Type 7-12 / 9-12 Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $37,479,633
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,612.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,249
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
2011-12 Total Spending: $37,834,062
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,640.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $23,068
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $23,068
Revenue Sources, State: 10.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 85.2%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.1%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 2.7%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 80.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 136.7
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15.1%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,209
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,064
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 37
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $16,954
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 38
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,552
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,631
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 56.8%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,999
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 55.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,033
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 94.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,022
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 53.2%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 93.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $354
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $443
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $438
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $199
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,089
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,046
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,300
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,915
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 91.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,782
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 87.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,890
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 82.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,691
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,743
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,920
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.3%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $51
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 79.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,470
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,635
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 85.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,007
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,947
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,167
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $984
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% 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): 49%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 39
% 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): 53.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,120
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 51.7%
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): $871
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $857
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $930
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.5%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 24.6%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $221
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $124
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $59
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 38
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $66,773
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 27
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $68,632
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 29
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 80.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 28
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $80,466
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 85.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 19
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $87,591
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 41
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 136.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 21
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $105,060
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 115.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 30
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $121,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 29
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 13.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 9
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 11.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 26
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,000,630
2010-11 Actual: $601,175
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $2,601,805
2011-12 Actual: $1,743,507
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0