The School Board on June 27, 2019, approved the budget plan for 2019-2020. The budget reflects the priorities of the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan and uses new revenues from the Prop RP operating levy increase as promised. The budget includes an average 5.6 percent increase in certified teacher salaries and an average 6.6 percent increase in support staff salaries. Salary increases also targeted specific support staff areas, including nurses and student support, to make them more competitive with the market.
The budget includes an additional 26.9 full-time equivalent positions to support students and and the District mission. This includes 11 classroom teachers, 4 positions for early childhood expansion, 6 positions for a K-8 therapeutic alternative program, 2.3 certified administrative support positions, and 3.6 classified support positions.
The budget plan includes a capital outlay for facility maintenance and improvements of $2 million.