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District: WEST ORANGE TOWN (5680)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: ESSEX
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $144,436,017
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,801.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,236
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 96
2011-12 Total Spending: $145,149,314
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,894.3
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,053
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 93
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,053
Revenue Sources, State: 12.8%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 84.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 2.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.3%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 66.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 199.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 16.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,738
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 96
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,445
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 88
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,933
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 88
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $10,247
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 102
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 65.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $10,228
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 66.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $10,380
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 95
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 65.2%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9,847
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 103
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $9,747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 100
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 63.1%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $9,854
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 98
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 80
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $326
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $349
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $155
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $178
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,940
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,022
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,826
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,839
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 94.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,880
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 93%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,547
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 85
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,454
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,564
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 79
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.8%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $9
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 2
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $31
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 94
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 89.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,308
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 90%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,402
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 97
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 89.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,667
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 76
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,527
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,630
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 53.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $894
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.8%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 58.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $888
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.6%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 54.5%
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): $261
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.7%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 25.5%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $66
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $62
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $44
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 87
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $78,800
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 98
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 79
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $77,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 96
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 66.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 90
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $88,525
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 90
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 66.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 84
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $84,974
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 84
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 199.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 49
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,153
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 82
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 173.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 67
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $133,368
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 80
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 17.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 44
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $5,864,672
2010-11 Actual: $-250,313
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $5,614,359
2011-12 Actual: $1,773,776
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,349,219