HOW MUCH IS YOUR MUNICIPALITY SPENDING ON EDUCATION ALEXANDRIA – Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,225

District: ALEXANDRIA TWP (0020)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 – 750 Pupils
County: HUNTERDON

Operating Type K-8 / 401 – 750 Pupils Summary:  

State Level Summary: 
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2012-13 Total Spending: $11,322,953
2012-13 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 559.8
2012-13 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,225
2012-13 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 48
2013-14 Total Spending: $11,131,279
2013-14 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 524.6
2013-14 Costs Amount per Pupil: $21,218
2013-14 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 50
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2013-14 Total Spending Per Pupil: $21,218
Revenue Sources, State: 25%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 71.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.8%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 1.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0.2%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0.5%
Fall 2013 Certified Staff:
Student/Teacher Ratio: 9.2
Student/Support Ratio: 51.5
Student/Administrator Ratio: 89.0
10/15/13 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2012-13 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,744
2012-13 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 53
2013-14 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $16,736
2013-14 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2014-15 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $17,840
2014-15 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 55
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $9,162
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $9,686
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 48
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 57.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $10,357
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 58.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $7,952
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 31
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 50.5%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 86.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $9,107
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 54.4%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2013-14): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $9,881
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 55.4%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2014-15): 95.4%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,001
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 6.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $395
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 2.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $265
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 1.5%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $209
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $184
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $212
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 1.2%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $3,054
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 19.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $3,356
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 60
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 20.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $3,515
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 19.7%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $2,684
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 17%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 87.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $2,978
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 17.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2013-14): 88.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $2,970
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 16.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2014-15): 84.5%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,777
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 52
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $1,891
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 11.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $1,893
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 50
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 10.6%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $20
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $54
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 41
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 0.1%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,525
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 85.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $1,594
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 59
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 9.5%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2013-14): 84.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $1,643
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 58
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 9.2%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2014-15): 86.8%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 47
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $1,602
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 36
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 9.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $1,830
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 10.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $670
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 34
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 4.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 42.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $747
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 37
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 4.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2013-14): 46.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $761
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 4.3%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2014-15): 41.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $40
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 4
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $138
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $189
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 1.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $233
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 54
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 1.3%
Personal Services – Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 22.5%
% of Total Salaries (2013-14): 27.3%
% of Total Salaries (2014-15): 27.3%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $154
Per Pupil Costs (2013-14): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2014-15): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2013-14): 9.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 60
Median Teacher Salary (2013-14): $66,132
Salary Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 45
Student to Teacher Ratio (2014-15): 8.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 60
Median Teacher Salary (2014-15): $68,148
Salary Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 50
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2013-14): 51.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 61
Median Support Service Salary (2013-14): $60,331
Salary Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 23
Student to Support Service Ratio (2014-15): 47.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 60
Median Support Service Salary (2014-15): $65,430
Salary Ranking (2014-15): 37
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2013-14): 89.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 61
Median Administrator Salary (2013-14): $97,108
Salary Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 16
Student to Administrator Ratio (2014-15): 90.0
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 60
Median Administrator Salary (2014-15): $104,350
Salary Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 20
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2013-14): 11.4
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 50
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2014-15): 12.1
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 49
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2012-13): $841,096
2012-13 Actual: $-51,760
General Fund Balance (2013-14): $789,336
2013-14 Actual: $101,257
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2012-13): $30,467
Actual Excess (2013-14): $22,927