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District: MARION P. THOMAS CS (7210)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $9,439,988
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 546.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $17,287
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 56
2011-12 Total Spending: $10,664,938
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 652.1
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,356
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 42
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,356
Revenue Sources, State: 81.5%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 11.6%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 6.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 14.5
  Student/Support Ratio: 163.0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 93.1
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 2.2%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,766
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 62
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,748
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 44
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,239
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 44
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $7,272
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $5,329
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 38.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,925
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 52.3%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,198
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 42%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 85.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $4,288
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 31.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 80.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $5,596
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 42.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 80.8%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $832
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 5.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $709
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $868
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $242
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $331
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $461
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.5%
Total Support 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): $688
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.1%
Salaries and Benefits for Support 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%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $654
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 95.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,619
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 80.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,549
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 30.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $4,441
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 32.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17%
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): $3,533
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 23.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 77.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,825
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 27.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 86.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,778
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 13.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 79.1%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,945
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 19.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,158
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 23%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.4%
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): $749
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 5.4%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 23.7%
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): $7
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.1%
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): 31.4%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 33.4%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 34.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $20
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $36
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $40
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 14.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 8
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $50,210
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 15.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 10
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $51,628
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 43
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 163.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 23
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $61,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 47
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 140.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 29
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $64,903
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 51
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 93.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 36
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $90,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 39
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 100.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 29
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $97,632
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 46
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 7.0
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 48
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 7.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 39
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $771,437
2010-11 Actual: $-117,257
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $654,180
2011-12 Actual: $-265,798
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0