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District: PRINCETON CS (7540)
Operating Type CHARTER
County: MERCER
Operating Type CHARTER Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending: $5,088,590
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 343.9
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,797
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 31
2011-12 Total Spending: $5,574,360
2011-12 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 343.7
2011-12 Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,220
2011-12 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 38
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2011-12 Total Spending Per Pupil: $16,220
Revenue Sources, State: 21.1%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 0.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2011 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 11.7
  Student/Support Ratio: 344.0
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 74.8
10/15/11 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 1.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $12,410
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 34
2011-12 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,340
2011-12 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 40
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $12,778
2012-13 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 37
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,330
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 51%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,882
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $8,032
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.9%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $5,960
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 48%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 94.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $7,248
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 56
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 54.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 92%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $7,383
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 63
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 57.8%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 91.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $223
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $504
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $460
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.6%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $148
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $130
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 17
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $190
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 25
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.5%
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): $1,364
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 10.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,486
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.6%
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): $594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 4.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 43.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $811
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 54.6%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $4,761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 64
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 38.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $3,676
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 27.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $2,728
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 21.4%
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): $2,837
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 22.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2010-11): 59.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $1,911
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 14.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2011-12): 52%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $1,937
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 15.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 71%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,320
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 actual costs): $418
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 actual costs): 1
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 3.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 budget): $532
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 5
% 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): 34.5%
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%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (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%
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): 14.9%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 16.8%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $48
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $103
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $115
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 11.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 30
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $60,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 61
Student to Teacher Ratio (2012-13): 11.9
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 33
Teacher Salary (2012-13): $60,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 61
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 344.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 7
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $55,250
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 32
Student to Support Service Ratio (2012-13): 348.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 5
Support Service Salary (2012-13): $65,000
Salary Ranking (2012-13): 52
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 74.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $107,500
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 54
Student to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 77.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Administrator Salary (2012-13): $111,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 55
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 6.6
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 52
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2012-13): 6.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2012-13): 42
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $131,891
2010-11 Actual: $19,498
General Fund Balance (2011-12): $151,389
2011-12 Actual: $290,126
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2010-11): $0
Actual Excess (2011-12): $0