WHERE ARE YOUR TAX DOLLARS GOING – READINGTON Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,755

District: READINGTON TWP (4350)
Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils
County: HUNTERDON

Operating Type K-8 / 751 + Pupils Summary:  

State Level Summary: 
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2012-13 Total Spending: $34,735,955
2012-13 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,852.1
2012-13 Costs Amount per Pupil: $18,755
2012-13 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 67
2013-14 Total Spending: $36,526,849
2013-14 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 1,784.9
2013-14 Costs Amount per Pupil: $20,465
2013-14 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 69
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2013-14 Total Spending Per Pupil: $20,465
Revenue Sources, State: 12.6%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 78.3%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 1.3%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0.4%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 4.3%
Revenue Sources, Other: 3.1%
Fall 2013 Certified Staff:
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.4
Student/Support Ratio: 63.5
Student/Administrator Ratio: 154.2
10/15/13 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 12.7%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2012-13 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,886
2012-13 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 60
2013-14 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $14,360
2013-14 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 55
2014-15 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $15,637
2014-15 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 55
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $8,677
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 62.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $8,752
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 57
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 60.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $9,303
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 59.5%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $8,098
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 58.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2012-13): 93.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $8,230
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 55
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 57.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2013-14): 94%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $8,919
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 61
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 57%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2014-15): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $545
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 75
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 3.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $476
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 77
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 3.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $328
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 40
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 2.1%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $34
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $45
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 0.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $57
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 18
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 0.4%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $2,260
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 62
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 16.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $2,437
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 65
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 17%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $2,858
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 70
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 18.3%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $2,050
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 66
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 14.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2012-13): 90.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $2,203
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 67
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 15.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2013-14): 90.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $2,569
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 72
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 16.4%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2014-15): 89.9%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,427
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 10.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $1,517
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 10.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $1,674
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 10.7%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $23
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $27
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 33
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $38
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 45
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 0.2%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,193
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 8.6%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2012-13): 83.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $1,252
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 42
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 8.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2013-14): 82.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $1,376
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 46
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 8.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2014-15): 82.2%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $1,254
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 9%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $1,370
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 30
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 9.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $1,473
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 29
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 9.4%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $374
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 2.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2012-13): 29.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $391
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 2.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2013-14): 28.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $419
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 2.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2014-15): 28.4%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2012-13 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 0%
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): $173
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2012-13 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2012-13): 1.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2013-14 actual costs): $188
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2013-14 actual costs): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2013-14): 1.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2014-15 budget): $206
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2014-15 budget): 78
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2014-15): 1.3%
Personal Services – Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2012-13): 26.9%
% of Total Salaries (2013-14): 27.1%
% of Total Salaries (2014-15): 31.1%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2012-13): $54
Per Pupil Costs (2013-14): $137
Per Pupil Costs (2014-15): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2013-14): 10.4
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 70
Median Teacher Salary (2013-14): $61,040
Salary Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 40
Student to Teacher Ratio (2014-15): 10.6
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 63
Median Teacher Salary (2014-15): $60,140
Salary Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 31
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2013-14): 63.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 64
Median Support Service Salary (2013-14): $69,983
Salary Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 45
Student to Support Service Ratio (2014-15): 62.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 61
Median Support Service Salary (2014-15): $66,930
Salary Ranking (2014-15): 29
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2013-14): 154.2
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 52
Median Administrator Salary (2013-14): $118,606
Salary Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 46
Student to Administrator Ratio (2014-15): 152.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 52
Median Administrator Salary (2014-15): $121,214
Salary Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 49
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2013-14): 17.3
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2013-14): 33
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2014-15): 16.8
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2014-15): 41
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2012-13): $6,442,108
2012-13 Actual: $325,952
General Fund Balance (2013-14): $6,768,060
2013-14 Actual: $-1,098,094
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2012-13): $702,390
Actual Excess (2013-14): $757,442