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2010

UNION - SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD REG

 

Advertised Enrollments
Enrollment CategoryOctober 15, 2008
Actual
October 15, 2009
Actual
October 15, 2010
Estimated
Pupils on Roll Regular Full-Time4,6904,7354,676
Pupils on Roll Regular Shared-Time142214
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Pupils on Roll - Special Full-Time674674787
Pupils on Roll - Special Shared-Time10136
Private School Placements716776
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Pupils Sent to Other Districts-Reg Prog120
Pupils Sent to Other Dists-Spec Ed Prog403740
Pupils Received0750
Pupils in State Facilities100

 

Advertised Revenues
Budget CategoryAccount2008-09
Actual
2009-10
Revised
2010-11
Anticipated
OPERATING BUDGET
Budgeted Fund Balance - Operating Budget 10-303 0 268,176 560,000
Revenues from Local Sources:
Local Tax Levy 10-1210 67,753,660 71,122,752 74,107,662
Interest Earned on Capital Reserve Funds 10-1XXX 615 0 0
Unrestricted Miscellaneous Revenues 10-1XXX 609,793 845,590 695,590
SUBTOTAL  68,364,068 71,968,342 74,803,252
Revenues from State Sources:
Extraordinary Aid 10-3131 795,514 283,000 350,000
Other State Aids 10-3XXX 46,073 0 0
Categorical Special Education Aid 10-3132 2,935,031 3,003,877 618,480
Equalization Aid 10-3176 46,473 0 40,610
Categorical Security Aid 10-3177 388,268 407,921 0
Categorical Transportation Aid 10-3121 899,334 1,094,428 0
SUBTOTAL  5,110,693 4,789,226 1,009,090
Revenues from Federal Sources:
Medicaid Reimbursement 10-4200 0 9,410 21,712
SUBTOTAL  0 9,410 21,712
Adjustment for Prior Year Encumbrances  0 198,389 0
Actual Revenues (Over)/Under Expenditures  -1,495 0 0
TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET  73,473,266 77,233,543 76,394,054
GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS
Revenues from Local Sources 20-1XXX 133,523 0 0
Revenues from State Sources:
Preschool Education Aid 20-3218 0 49,500 49,500
Other Restricted Entitlements 20-32XX 608,602 395,000 395,000
TOTAL REVENUES FROM STATE SOURCES  608,602 444,500 444,500
Revenues from Federal Sources:
Title I 20-4411-4416 103,731 100,000 75,500
I.D.E.A. Part B (Handicapped) 20-4420-4429 1,148,411 1,200,000 900,000
Other 20-4XXX 114,157 0 0
TOTAL REVENUES FROM FEDERAL SOURCES  1,366,299 1,300,000 975,500
TOTAL GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS  2,108,424 1,744,500 1,420,000
REPAYMENT OF DEBT
Budgeted Fund Balance 40-303 0 0 139
Transfers from Other Funds 40-5200 550,000 0 0
Revenues from Local Sources:
Local Tax Levy 40-1210 2,343,994 2,343,994 2,343,855
TOTAL REVENUES FROM LOCAL SOURCES  2,343,994 2,343,994 2,343,855
TOTAL LOCAL REPAYMENT OF DEBT  2,893,994 2,343,994 2,343,994
Actual Revenues (Over)/Under Expenditures  -139 0 0
TOTAL REPAYMENT OF DEBT  2,893,855 2,343,994 2,343,994
TOTAL REVENUES/SOURCES  78,475,545 81,322,037 80,158,048
DEDUCT REVENUES INCLUDED IN MULTIPLE FUNDS DUE TO TRANSFERS:
TOTAL REVENUES/SOURCES NET OF TRANSFERS  78,475,545 81,322,037 80,158,048

 

Advertised Appropriations
Budget CategoryAccount2008-09
Expenditures
2009-10
Rev. Approp.
2010-11
Appropriations
GENERAL CURRENT EXPENSE
Instruction:
Regular Programs 11-1XX-100-XXX23,400,60024,442,51224,443,522
Special Education 11-2XX-100-XXX4,894,1424,854,3614,975,711
Basic Skills/Remedial 11-230-100-XXX739,847833,880765,315
Bilingual Education 11-240-100-XXX40,27151,96954,167
School-Spon. Co/Extra-Curr. Activities 11-401-100-XXX327,874336,976336,051
School Sponsored Athletics 11-402-100-XXX940,8791,020,646922,750
Community Services Programs/Operations 11-800-330-XXX41,91543,8010
Support Services:
Tuition 11-000-100-XXX6,205,3737,308,6897,311,007
Attendance and Social Work Services 11-000-211-XXX100,609106,07779,000
Health Services 11-000-213-XXX760,001748,279664,595
Speech, OT, PT, Related & Extraordinary Services 11-000-216,2172,144,6781,716,8501,767,070
Guidance 11-000-218-XXX1,239,5641,302,2821,243,778
Child Study Teams 11-000-219-XXX1,474,0841,455,3551,344,350
Improvement of Instructional Services 11-000-221-XXX797,214786,070740,255
Educational Media Services - School Library 11-000-222-XXX784,722799,536709,364
Instructional Staff Training Services 11-000-223-XXX1,010,346885,499776,689
General Administration 11-000-230-XXX775,710991,091851,837
School Administration 11-000-240-XXX2,620,3072,799,8422,856,343
Central Svcs & Admin Info Technology 11-000-25X-XXX1,406,9141,592,9721,260,848
Operation and Maintenance of Plant Services 11-000-26X-XXX6,728,7147,254,3667,206,683
Student Transportation Services 11-000-270-XXX2,874,7393,256,1453,216,629
Personal Services - Employee Benefits 11-XXX-XXX-2XX12,755,20213,590,48314,028,176
Total Support Services Expenditures 41,678,17744,593,53644,056,624
TOTAL GENERAL CURRENT EXPENSE 72,063,70576,177,68175,554,140
CAPITAL EXPENDITURES
Equipment 12-XXX-XXX-73X46,28897,88129,007
Facilities Acquisition and Construction Services 12-000-4XX-XXX1,155,100911,087764,013
Capital Reserve-Transfer to Capital Expend Fund 12-000-4XX-931198,52000
TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENDITURES 1,399,9081,008,968793,020
Transfer of Funds to Charter Schools 10-000-100-56X9,65346,89446,894
OPERATING BUDGET GRAND TOTAL 73,473,26677,233,54376,394,054
SPECIAL GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS
Local Projects 20-XXX-XXX-XXX133,52300
Preschool Education Aid:
Instruction 20-218-100-XXX049,50049,500
TOTAL PRESCHOOL EDUCATION AID 049,50049,500
Other State Projects:
Nonpublic Textbooks 20-XXX-XXX-XXX59,35755,00055,000
Nonpublic Auxiliary Services 20-XXX-XXX-XXX102,513175,000175,000
Nonpublic Handicapped Services 20-XXX-XXX-XXX277,437100,000100,000
Nonpublic Nursing Services 20-XXX-XXX-XXX81,83165,00065,000
Nonpublic Technology Initiative 20-XXX-XXX-XXX41,43600
Other Special Projects 20-XXX-XXX-XXX46,02800
Total State Projects 608,602444,500444,500
Federal Projects:
Title I 20-XXX-XXX-XXX103,731100,00075,500
I.D.E.A. Part B (Handicapped) 20-XXX-XXX-XXX1,148,4111,200,000900,000
Other Special Projects 20-XXX-XXX-XXX114,15700
Total Federal Projects 1,366,2991,300,000975,500
TOTAL GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS 2,108,4241,744,5001,420,000
REPAYMENT OF DEBT
Repayment of Debt - Regular 40-701-510-XXX2,893,8552,343,9942,343,994
TOTAL REPAYMENT OF DEBT 2,893,8552,343,9942,343,994
Total Expenditures 78,475,54581,322,03780,158,048
DEDUCT AMOUNTS INCLUDED IN MULTIPLE FUNDS DUE TO TRANSFERS:
TOTAL EXPENDITURES NET OF TRANSFERS 78,475,54581,322,03780,158,048

 

Advertised Recapitulation of Balances
Budget CategoryAudited
Balance
6/30/08
Audited
Balance
6/30/09
Estimated
Balance
6/30/10
Estimated
Balance
6/30/11
Unassigned:
  General Operating Budget1,657,2722,103,7492,095,5731,535,573
  Repayment of Debt01391390
Reserved for Specific Purposes:
  General Operating Budget:
      Capital Reserve16,68646,48546,48546,485
      Adult Education Programs0000
      Maintenance Reserve0200,000325,000325,000
      Legal Reserve607,772000
      Tuition Reserve0000
      Current Expense Emergency Reserve0000
  Restricted for Repayment of Debt0000

 

Advertised Per Pupil Cost Calculations
 2007-08
Actual
2008-09
Actual
2009-10
Original
Budget
2009-10
Revised
Budget
2010-11
Proposed
Budget
Total Comparative Per Pupil Cost11,50511,66911,97512,10511,895
Total Classroom Instruction6,7136,8657,0637,0927,107
Classroom-Salaries and Benefits6,4616,5916,7646,7916,813
Classroom-General Supplies and Textbooks195187193191191
Classroom-Purchased Services and Other5787106110102
Total Support Services1,9191,9241,7791,7901,683
Support Services-Salaries and Benefits1,6551,7131,5931,5991,513
Total Administrative Costs1,1241,1051,1721,2141,129
Administration-Salaries and Benefits9779589841,005972
Legal Costs00232318
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant1,4381,4551,6291,6731,673
Operations & Maintenance of Plant-Salary & Ben.9269311,0541,0581,096
Total Food Services Costs00000
Total Extracurricular Costs282290304306283
Total Equipment Costs8911185
Employee Benefits as a % of Salaries27.328.930.430.231.5

The information presented in columns 1 through 3 as well as the related descriptions of the per pupil cost calculations are contained in the 2010 Comparative Spending Guide and can be found on the Department of Education's Internet address: http://www.state.nj.us/education under Finance, when available. This publication is available in the board office and public libraries. The same calculations were performed using the 2009-10 revised appropriations and 2010-11 budgeted appropriations presented in this advertised budget. Total Comparative Per Pupil Cost is defined as current expense exclusive of tuition expenditures, transportation, residential costs, and judgments against the school district. For all years, it also includes the restricted entitlement aids. With the exception of Total Equipment Cost, each of the other per pupil cost calculations presented is a component of the total comparative per pupil cost, although all components are not shown.

 

Shared Services
  • ACT consortium for telecommunications services
  • ACES consortium for electric
  • County cooperative for natural gas
  • District participates in several purchasing coops including Middlesex,
  • Morris, Ed Services
  • Involved in joint transportation contracts with UCESC and the MU Jointure
  • SAIF Insurance cooperative for insurance coverage
  • Member of SOBER W/C pool with more than 20 school districts
  • Participate in shared services with Township of Scotch Plains & Borough
  • of Fanwood
  • Utilize State & County cooperative bids

 

Estimated Tax Rate Information
SCOTCH PLAINS TOWNSHIP
A. Estimated 10-11 School Tax Rate
WITHOUT REPAYMENT OF DEBT OR ADJUSTMENTS
General Fund School Levy57,299,036 (A)
Estimated Net Taxable Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)994,475,116 (B)
Estimated 10-11 General Fund School Tax Rate=(A)/(B)x1005.7617 (C)
WITH REPAYMENT OF DEBT AND ADJUSTMENTS
Total School Levy59,111,273 (D)
Estimated Net Taxable Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)994,475,116 (E)
Estimated 10-11 Total School Tax Rate=(D)/(E)x1005.9440 (F)
B. Estimated 10-11 Equalized School Tax Rate
WITHOUT REPAYMENT OF DEBT OR ADJUSTMENTS
General Fund School Levy57,299,036 (G)
Estimated Equalized Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)4,158,405,213 (H)
Estimated 10-11 Equalized General Fund School Tax Rate=(G)/(H)x1001.3779 (I)
WITH REPAYMENT OF DEBT AND ADJUSTMENTS
Total School Levy59,111,273 (J)
Estimated Equalized Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)4,158,405,213 (K)
Estimated 10-11 Equalized Total School Tax Rate=(J)/(K)x1001.4215 (L)
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FANWOOD BOROUGH
A. Estimated 10-11 School Tax Rate
WITHOUT REPAYMENT OF DEBT OR ADJUSTMENTS
General Fund School Levy16,808,626 (A)
Estimated Net Taxable Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)228,198,702 (B)
Estimated 10-11 General Fund School Tax Rate=(A)/(B)x1007.3658 (C)
WITH REPAYMENT OF DEBT AND ADJUSTMENTS
Total School Levy17,340,244 (D)
Estimated Net Taxable Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)228,198,702 (E)
Estimated 10-11 Total School Tax Rate=(D)/(E)x1007.5987 (F)
B. Estimated 10-11 Equalized School Tax Rate
WITHOUT REPAYMENT OF DEBT OR ADJUSTMENTS
General Fund School Levy16,808,626 (G)
Estimated Equalized Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)1,219,864,799 (H)
Estimated 10-11 Equalized General Fund School Tax Rate=(G)/(H)x1001.3779 (I)
WITH REPAYMENT OF DEBT AND ADJUSTMENTS
Total School Levy17,340,244 (J)
Estimated Equalized Valuation (as of 10/01/2009)1,219,864,799 (K)
Estimated 10-11 Equalized Total School Tax Rate=(J)/(K)x1001.4215 (L)

 

Administrative Salaries
Employee Name: Anthony Del Sordi 
Job TitleBusiness Administrator 
Base Annual Salary178,942 
Full Time Equivalents (FTE)1.0 
Shared with another district?
Member of Collective Bargaining Unit?
Contract Terms: 
  Beginning Date of Contract 
  Ending Date of Contract 
  Contracted Number of Annual Work Days260 
  Contracted Number of Annual Vacation Days 30 
  Contracted Number of Annual Sick Days12 
  Contracted Number of Annual Personal Days
  Contracted Number of Annual Consulting Days
  Number of Other Contracted Non-working Days
  Description of Other Contracted Non-working Days 
Benefits: 
Allowances4,000 
Bonuses
Stipends
District Contributions above Teacher Contract: 
  Insurance: Health, Dental, Life, Other1,200 
  Retirement Plans9,842 
Contractual Post-Employment Benefits Amount49,412 
  Description of: 
   Buyback of Sick Days at the End of ContractMax of $15,000 per law 
   Buyback of Vacation Days at the End of ContractMax of 50 days at daily rate 
   Buyback of Personal Days at the End of Contract 
   Other Contractual Post-Employment Benefits 
Other/In-Kind Remuneration
  Description of: 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Sick Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Vacation Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Personal Time in Cash 
   All Other In-Kind or Other Remuneration 
Additional Comments 
Employee Name: Anthony Miranda 
Job TitleDirector Of Buildings & Ground 
Base Annual Salary87,554 
Full Time Equivalents (FTE)1.0 
Shared with another district?
Member of Collective Bargaining Unit?
Contract Terms: 
  Beginning Date of Contract 
  Ending Date of Contract 
  Contracted Number of Annual Work Days260 
  Contracted Number of Annual Vacation Days 20 
  Contracted Number of Annual Sick Days12 
  Contracted Number of Annual Personal Days
  Contracted Number of Annual Consulting Days
  Number of Other Contracted Non-working Days
  Description of Other Contracted Non-working Days 
Benefits: 
Allowances5,250 
Bonuses
Stipends
District Contributions above Teacher Contract: 
  Insurance: Health, Dental, Life, Other
  Retirement Plans
Contractual Post-Employment Benefits Amount
  Description of: 
   Buyback of Sick Days at the End of Contract 
   Buyback of Vacation Days at the End of Contract 
   Buyback of Personal Days at the End of Contract 
   Other Contractual Post-Employment Benefits 
Other/In-Kind Remuneration
  Description of: 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Sick Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Vacation Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Personal Time in Cash 
   All Other In-Kind or Other Remuneration 
Additional Comments 
Employee Name: Dr. Margaret Hayes 
Job TitleSuperintendent 
Base Annual Salary195,566 
Full Time Equivalents (FTE)1.0 
Shared with another district?
Member of Collective Bargaining Unit?
Contract Terms: 
  Beginning Date of Contract 
  Ending Date of Contract 
  Contracted Number of Annual Work Days260 
  Contracted Number of Annual Vacation Days 30 
  Contracted Number of Annual Sick Days12 
  Contracted Number of Annual Personal Days
  Contracted Number of Annual Consulting Days
  Number of Other Contracted Non-working Days
  Description of Other Contracted Non-working Days 
Benefits: 
Allowances9,500 
Bonuses
Stipends
District Contributions above Teacher Contract: 
  Insurance: Health, Dental, Life, Other1,300 
  Retirement Plans10,756 
Contractual Post-Employment Benefits Amount50,685 
  Description of: 
   Buyback of Sick Days at the End of ContractMax of $15,000 
   Buyback of Vacation Days at the End of ContractMax of 50 days at daily rate 
   Buyback of Personal Days at the End of Contract 
   Other Contractual Post-Employment Benefits 
Other/In-Kind Remuneration
  Description of: 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Sick Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Vacation Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Personal Time in Cash 
   All Other In-Kind or Other Remuneration 
Additional Comments 
Employee Name: Dr. Veronica Geyer 
Job TitleDirector of Personel Services 
Base Annual Salary135,000 
Full Time Equivalents (FTE)1.0 
Shared with another district?
Member of Collective Bargaining Unit?
Contract Terms: 
  Beginning Date of Contract 
  Ending Date of Contract 
  Contracted Number of Annual Work Days260 
  Contracted Number of Annual Vacation Days 20 
  Contracted Number of Annual Sick Days12 
  Contracted Number of Annual Personal Days
  Contracted Number of Annual Consulting Days
  Number of Other Contracted Non-working Days
  Description of Other Contracted Non-working Days 
Benefits: 
Allowances3,500 
Bonuses
Stipends
District Contributions above Teacher Contract: 
  Insurance: Health, Dental, Life, Other950 
  Retirement Plans7,425 
Contractual Post-Employment Benefits Amount30,576 
  Description of: 
   Buyback of Sick Days at the End of ContractMax based on number of days 
   Buyback of Vacation Days at the End of Contract30 Days times daily rate 
   Buyback of Personal Days at the End of Contract 
   Other Contractual Post-Employment Benefits 
Other/In-Kind Remuneration
  Description of: 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Sick Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Vacation Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Personal Time in Cash 
   All Other In-Kind or Other Remuneration 
Additional Comments 
Employee Name: Joanne Arvay 
Job TitleTechnology Coordinator 
Base Annual Salary96,088 
Full Time Equivalents (FTE)1.0 
Shared with another district?
Member of Collective Bargaining Unit?
Contract Terms: 
  Beginning Date of Contract 
  Ending Date of Contract 
  Contracted Number of Annual Work Days260 
  Contracted Number of Annual Vacation Days 25 
  Contracted Number of Annual Sick Days12 
  Contracted Number of Annual Personal Days
  Contracted Number of Annual Consulting Days
  Number of Other Contracted Non-working Days
  Description of Other Contracted Non-working Days 
Benefits: 
Allowances1,500 
Bonuses
Stipends
District Contributions above Teacher Contract: 
  Insurance: Health, Dental, Life, Other650 
  Retirement Plans
Contractual Post-Employment Benefits Amount26,087 
  Description of: 
   Buyback of Sick Days at the End of ContractMax payment based on days accrued 
   Buyback of Vacation Days at the End of Contract30 days times daily rate 
   Buyback of Personal Days at the End of Contract 
   Other Contractual Post-Employment Benefits 
Other/In-Kind Remuneration
  Description of: 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Sick Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Vacation Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Personal Time in Cash 
   All Other In-Kind or Other Remuneration 
Additional Comments 
Employee Name: Thomas Beese 
Job TitleDirector of Special Services 
Base Annual Salary142,581 
Full Time Equivalents (FTE)1.0 
Shared with another district?
Member of Collective Bargaining Unit?
Contract Terms: 
  Beginning Date of Contract 
  Ending Date of Contract 
  Contracted Number of Annual Work Days260 
  Contracted Number of Annual Vacation Days 25 
  Contracted Number of Annual Sick Days12 
  Contracted Number of Annual Personal Days
  Contracted Number of Annual Consulting Days
  Number of Other Contracted Non-working Days
  Description of Other Contracted Non-working Days 
Benefits: 
Allowances3,500 
Bonuses
Stipends
District Contributions above Teacher Contract: 
  Insurance: Health, Dental, Life, Other950 
  Retirement Plans7,842 
Contractual Post-Employment Benefits Amount31,451 
  Description of: 
   Buyback of Sick Days at the End of ContractMax benefit based on days accrued 
   Buyback of Vacation Days at the End of ContractMax of 30 days times daily rate 
   Buyback of Personal Days at the End of Contract 
   Other Contractual Post-Employment Benefits 
Other/In-Kind Remuneration
  Description of: 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Sick Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Vacation Time in Cash 
   Annual Option to Buy Back Personal Time in Cash 
   All Other In-Kind or Other Remuneration 
Additional Comments