School Budget

2019-2020 Budget Development

State-wide budget news:

  • 2019-20 Executive Budget Proposal State Aid Runs
  • Jan. 14, 2019—As school districts throughout New York State experience significant increases in student need – from poverty, to special education enrollments, to new English language learners – NYSSBA is advocating for a $2.2 billion increase in state aid in the 2019-20 budgetary year. [ ARTICLE ]
  • Jan. 7, 2019—The New York Association of School Business Officials is calling for the state to increase education aid by $2.1 billion and begin a three-year phase in of $4.1 billion in foundation aid “owed” to school districts. [ ARTICLE ]
  • Updates from the State Aid Office of the New York State Education Department

Glens Falls CSD 2018-2019 budget: $44,309,688

Budget at a glance

The adopted budget for the 2018-19 school year includes the following expenditures:

  • Adding three positions:
    • 1 districtwide technologist
    • 1 instructional coach
    • 1 new elementary teaching position
  • Adding instructional equipment, including fixtures, furniture and collaborative spaces for libraries and classrooms
  • Leasing two 66-passenger buses for five years

Three-part budget

All public schools in New York State are required to report appropriations in three official categories: program, capital, and administrative. The following data shows how Glens Falls’ budget breaks down under this formula:

  • Program spending: $33,692,187 (76% of total)
  • Capital spending: $6,609,980 (15% of total)
  • Administrative spending: $4,007,521  (9% of total)