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District: W WINDSOR-PLAINSBORO REG (5715)
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: $160,408,690
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,882.4
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,232
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2011-12 Total Spending: $165,486,351
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 9,755.6
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,963
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 41
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,963
Revenue Sources, State: 11.4%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 81.8%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 3%
Revenue Sources, Other: 2.2%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.8
  Student/Support Ratio: 93.5
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 246.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.5%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,262
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,496
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 39
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,301
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 38
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,793
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 63.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $8,128
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,419
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 63.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,541
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 61.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,883
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 61.5%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 97.2%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $229
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $219
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $194
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $25
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 11
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,810
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,885
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,640
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 93.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,672
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 92.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,766
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 93.7%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,191
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,401
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.5%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $21
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $18
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $48
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 86
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.4%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $967
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 81.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,035
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 85%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,071
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 76.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,201
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,269
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 8.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $92
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% 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): 8.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $90
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 7.1%
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): $282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 84
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $281
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 74
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $285
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 71
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 28.1%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 28%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 30.4%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $3
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $10
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $12
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $82,050
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 103
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $82,950
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 102
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 93.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 33
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $84,940
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 82
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 87.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 36
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $85,840
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 88
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 246.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,869
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 86
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 238.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 12
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $136,819
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 88
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 20.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 21.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 14
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $20,655,876
2010-11 Actual: $4,443,442
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $25,099,318
2011-12 Actual: $8,171,513
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $8,294,883
Actual Excess (2011-12): $11,775,651