Resources & FAQ

  • Why do we spend so much money on fixing roofs and parking lots?

  • Does the District’s revenue go up as a result of rising property values?

  • Is it true that school districts only spend approximately 50% of their budget on regular instruction?

  • Who determines the amount of money schools receive?

  • How much money do we spend on sports and extracurricular activities?

  • Why do we need such a large fund balance in the General Fund? Aren’t we acting like a bank?

  • What educational expenses are mandatory or fixed?

  • How much of the School District’s budget comes from property taxes?

  • Why is school funding so complicated?