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District: WESTFIELD TOWN (5730)
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils
County: UNION
Operating Type K-12 / 3501 + Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $94,666,594
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,319
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,981
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 17
2011-12 Total Spending: $99,086,119
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 6,364.9
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,568
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,568
Revenue Sources, State: 11.7%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 86.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.6
  Student/Support Ratio: 92.6
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 227.6
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 15%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,666
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 24
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,133
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 28
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,804
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 28
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,016
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 60.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,950
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,802
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,112
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 58.6%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 97%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,530
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 27
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 94.7%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $139
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $146
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $275
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $75
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $73
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.1%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,926
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 16.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,060
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 17%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,116
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,663
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 86.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,770
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 85.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,812
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 85.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,333
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,385
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 11.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,373
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 34
% 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): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $19
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,067
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 80%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,127
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 81.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,145
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 83.4%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 9.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,086
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,123
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $729
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.2%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 64.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 65.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.9%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 66.7%
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): $253
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 69
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 27.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 26.2%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 27.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $6
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $57
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $3
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 13.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $69,183
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 77
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 20
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $71,698
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 87
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 92.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 34
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $71,811
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 85.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 34
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $73,981
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 51
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 227.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $132,255
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 83
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 228.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 17
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $137,315
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 91
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 19.2
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 19.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 23
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $5,088,666
2010-11 Actual: $2,417,523
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $7,506,189
2011-12 Actual: $1,580,068
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $1,456,746
Actual Excess (2011-12): $1,456,746