St. George proposes 14.25 percent school budget increase

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 8:00am

ST. GEORGE — The St. George Municipal School Unit is eyeing a 14.25 percent increase for the 2019-2020 school year budget, if approved by voters. 

The proposal would see the school budget rise from $5,513,175 to $6,298,897.55. 

To view a detailed breakdown of the proposed budget, click here

To view a detailed explanation of each category and what is funded through each category, click here

Voting on the proposed budget will occur Tuesday, June 11 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Proposed Budget by Category

Category Next Year (Proposed) Current Year  Change (Percentage)
Regular Instruction $2,763,223.20 $2,581,333 + 7.05
Special Education $1,346,767.12 $892,539 + 50.89
Career/Technical Education $8,199.65 $7,477 + 9.66
Other Instruction $58,987.29 $55,328 + 6.61
Student/Staff Support $380,790.92 $353,206 + 7.81
System Administration $314,064.59 $367,670 - 14.58
School Administration $165,407.61 $160,692 + 2.93
Transportation $462,153.25 $391,779 + 17.96
Facilities $571,703.95 $431,804 + 32.4
Debt Service $140,007.60 $198,600 - 29.5
Food Service Transfer $83,771.17 $39,000 + 114.8
Adult Education $3,821.22 $3,747 + 1.98
Capital Reserve  $0 $30,000 - 100
TOTAL $6,298,897.55 $5,513,175 + 14.25

 


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