Board approves budget for 2023-2024

On June 22, the Board approved the budget for the 2023-2024 school year. The $85.4 million budget reflects the priorities of the 2022-2027 Strategic Plan, the 2020 Long Range Plan, and current enrollment projections.

The Budget Priorities are:

  • Recruitment and retention of high-quality staff

  • Continued learning interventions

  • Strategic Plan intervention

  • Operational necessity

Budget highlights

  • Voters approved the Prop RP-1 levy transfer issue in April 2023, and 100 percent of the revenue generated is budgeted toward salary and benefit increases. The budget includes a 7.9 percent average increase in salary for all staff classifications and the continuation of Board-paid health insurance.

  • Opening of the Ninth Grade Center in August. The budget includes new positions totaling 12.5 full-time equivalent positions, classroom equipment, and supplies.

  • The District is budgeting for continuation and expansion of real world learning programs, including: doubled capacity for the Ray-Pec Enterprise & Design program, implementation of the new Carpentry Studies program, and additional support for all existing LEAD Center programs.

  • Expansion of the Parents As Teachers program.

  • Continuation of the dedicated federal funding targeted at additional students needs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Two additional School Resource Officers.

  • Allowances for enrollment growth and increases in transportation, insurance, and utilities.

  • Continued expenditure of Proposition S general obligation bond funds in accordance with the Long Range Facilities Plan.

Budget presentation

Budget Recap

2022-2023 Budget Plan

2021-2022 Budget Plan

Cover image for 2023-2024 budget