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District: FOUNDATION ACADEMY CS (6017)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: MERCER
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $3,150,995
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 201.2
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,662
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2011-12 Total Spending: $4,817,811
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 309.9
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,548
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 32
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $15,548
Revenue Sources, State: 85.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 10.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.6%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.9
  Student/Support Ratio: 140.9
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 83.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 9.9%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,154
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 47
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,856
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 35
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,460
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 48
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,910
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 52.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,482
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,816
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 50.6%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 39.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 74.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5,444
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $5,769
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 42.9%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 84.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,108
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 8.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $720
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $797
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 5.9%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $641
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 4.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $317
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $251
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.9%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.7%
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): $1,138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.5%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 92.9%
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%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $492
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 43.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 28.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,361
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 49
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,988
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 73
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 29.6%
Legal Services (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%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $3,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 24%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 84%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $2,760
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 53
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 82.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,535
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 26.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 88.6%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,737
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,014
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,517
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $647
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% 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): 21.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 0%
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): $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%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 20.2%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 25.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $443
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 42
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,768
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 53
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 13.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 22
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $53,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 51
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 140.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 29
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $48,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 16
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 103.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 38
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $55,500
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 34
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 83.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 45
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $85,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 35
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 61.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 48
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $66,530
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 10
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 8.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 44
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 5.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 53
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $786,943
2010-11 Actual: $193,336
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $980,279
2011-12 Actual: $376,696
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0