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District: NORTH STAR ACAD. CS OF NEWARK (7320)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: ESSEX
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $21,201,050
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,256.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,878
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2011-12 Total Spending: $30,998,597
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,677
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,485
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 58
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $18,485
Revenue Sources, State: 8.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 83.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 8.2%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.1%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 419.3
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 152.5
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 5.3%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,576
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 52
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,666
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 43
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $13,383
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 47
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $8,076
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 59.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,141
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 43
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 53.4%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,683
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 49.2%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 82.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $6,370
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 88.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $6,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 44
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 47.3%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 88.6%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $474
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $224
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $268
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $919
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 6.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $612
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $544
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.1%
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): $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): $1,043
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 7.8%
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): $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): $421
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.1%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 40.4%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,992
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 22%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,282
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $3,218
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 24%
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): $1,716
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 57.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,624
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 49.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,601
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 12%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 49.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $2,466
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 18.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,137
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,981
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.8%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $505
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 3.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 20.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $513
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): 16.4%
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): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 3
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $42
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 5
% 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): 16%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 15.1%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 13.2%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $16
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $14
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 43
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $58,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 58
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 10.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 48
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $59,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 60
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 419.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 5
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $63,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 49
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 439.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 4
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $63,000
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 45
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 152.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 12
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $70,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 133.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 22
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $70,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 13
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 14.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 14
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 12.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 16
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $2,806,380
2010-11 Actual: $341,700
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $3,148,080
2011-12 Actual: $617,477
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $3,765,557
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0