School Based Expenditure Reports School Year 2008-2009  
Why do costs vary?
School Based Expenditure Reports School Year 2008-2009
Citywide
By Instruction Level
  All Schools Elementary Middle Schools High Schools Citywide SPED
Number of Schools 1,533 618 403 453 58
Title 1 Schools  (FY 2008 Status) 1,201 503 328 324 46
Enrollment 1,029,459 386,992 252,813 334,697 22,437
Public Schools Only
  All Schools Elementary Middle Schools High Schools Citywide SPED
Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita
I. Direct Services to Schools $16,510 $16,822 $16,144 $14,171 $67,439
  A. Classroom Instruction (All Funds) $9,141 $9,437 $8,926 $7,795 $34,166
    i.    Teachers $7,288 $7,797 $7,370 $6,433 $19,904
    ii.   Education Paraprofessionals $378 $353 $218 $95 $7,277
    iii.  Other Classroom Staff $16 $1 $5 $45 $2
    iv.  Text Books $123 $123 $115 $138 $111
    v.    Librarians and Library Books $95 $107 $107 $84 $71
    vi.   Instructional Supplies and Equipment $189 $186 $188 $199 $334
    vii.  Professional Development $552 $650 $628 $336 $1,060
    viii.   Contracted Instructional Services $299 $154 $199 $349 $109
    ix.    Summer and Evening School $202 $65 $97 $116 $5,298
  B. Instructional Support Srcs (All Funds) $2,604 $2,563 $2,454 $2,113 $15,731
    i.     Counseling Services $445 $288 $397 $612 $1,834
    ii.    Attendance & Outreach Services $138 $97 $126 $191 $283
    iii.   Related Services $1,278 $1,406 $1,144 $585 $12,752
    iv.   Drug Prevention Programs $37 $30 $59 $34 $8
    v.    Referral and Evaluation Services (All Funds) $314 $417 $366 $206 $18
    vi.   After School and Student Activities $264 $184 $224 $371 $608
    vii.  Parent Involvement Activities $128 $140 $137 $113 $228
  C. Leadership/Supervision/Support (All Funds) $1,715 $1,501 $1,727 $1,909 $4,485
    i.    Principals $328 $341 $353 $303 $592
    ii.   Assistant Principals $508 $390 $514 $629 $1,351
    iii.  Supervisors $107 $45 $191 $59 $1,106
    iv.  Secretaries, School Aides & Other Support Staff $625 $598 $539 $744 $1,154
    v.   Supplies, Materials, Equipment, Telephones $146 $127 $131 $174 $282
  D.  Ancillary Support Services (All Funds) $1,612 $1,879 $1,621 $851 $10,571
    i.    Food Services $466 $644 $540 $240 $606
    ii.   Transportation $765 $841 $688 $220 $9,575
    iii.  School Safety $279 $289 $289 $286 $286
    iv. Computer System Support
       (School Level)
$102 $105 $105 $105 $105
  E. Building Services (All Funds) $1,303 $1,305 $1,282 $1,367 $2,249
    i.    Custodial Services $601 $641 $627 $559 $1,006
    ii.   Building Maintenance $350 $359 $370 $352 $430
    iii.   Leases $109 $60 $39 $205 $413
    iv.   Energy $244 $245 $245 $251 $400
  F.  Field Support (All Funds) $134 $137 $134 $136 $237
    i.  Additions to Salary / Projected Expenses $134 $137 $134 $136 $237

 

Why do costs vary?
New York City Department of Education
School Based Expenditure Reports School Year 2008-2009
Citywide
By Instruction Level
  All Schools Elementary Middle Schools High Schools Citywide SPED
Number of Schools 1,533 618 403 453 58
Title 1 Schools  (FY 2008 Status) 1,201 503 328 324 46
Enrollment 1,029,459 386,992 252,813 334,697 22,437
Public Schools Only
  All Schools Elementary Middle Schools High Schools Citywide SPED
Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita
II. Field Support Costs $338 $326 $324 $366 $771
  A. Instructional Support and Administration (All Funds) $282 $270 $274 $312 $556
  B. Other Field Support Costs (All Funds) $56 $56 $50 $54 $215
    i.    Sabbaticals, Leaves, Termination Pay $54 $54 $48 $52 $213
    ii.   Additions to Regular Salary $2 $2 $2 $2 $1
    iii.  Projected Expenses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
III. System-Wide Costs $355 $369 $365 $362 $417
  A. Central Instructional Support (All Funds) $48 $53 $49 $45 $85
    i.  Instructional Offices $48 $53 $49 $45 $85
  B.  Central Administration (All Funds) $307 $316 $316 $317 $332
    i.    Instructional Offices $61 $62 $63 $62 $80
    ii.   Operational Offices $213 $220 $220 $221 $217
    iii. Central Leadership $33 $34 $34 $34 $34
IV. System-Wide Obligations $725 $749 $749 $749 $749
  A. Other System-Wide Obligations (All Funds) $725 $749 $749 $749 $749
    i.    Debt Service $335 $346 $346 $346 $346
    ii.   Retiree Health and Welfare $383 $396 $396 $396 $396
    iii.  Special Commissioner for Investigation $7 $7 $7 $7 $7
Total $17,929 $18,265 $17,582 $15,648 $69,376
Note 1: All Students Includes Dollars Supporting Adult Education.
Note 2: Elementary Schools column excludes pre-school pupils enrolled in Community Based Organizations.
Note 3: Public Schools excludes Pass-Throughs funds.