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NCL Public

Schools
2014-2015 Budget
2016 Budget
Recommendations

WHAT MAKES UP THE N.C.L.


DISTRICT?
4 elementary schools

1 middle school

1 high school
Community Education/Preschool Program
Board of Education/Central Office

Enrollment: 4,200
Non-Homestead Taxable Value:
$18,400,455

STUDENT POPULATION DETAILS

Elementary: 1,806 students


Middle School: 1,008 students
High School: 1,386 students
Special Education (Co-teaching
model)

282 students with I.E.P. (5% Elem, 8%


Sec.)

Class Size Student/Teacher Ratio


Elementary: 25:1

2014-15 REVENUE BUDGET

Per pupil foundation allowance is


$7,925.00

Categorical Aid remained the same

Enrollment increased by 3 students

FOUNDATION ALLOWANCE
Year
201415
201314
201213
2011-

Chang
Allowanc
e
e
(Enroll)

Percent
Change

7925

0.07%

7925

0%

7866

0.14%

STATE AID BLENDED COUNT


Enrollment
4200

4200

4200

2013-2014

2014-2015

4197

4198
4196
4194
4192

4191

4190
4188
4186

2011-2012

2012-2013

REVENUE BUDGET 2014-15

Local
$ 5,012,082.00
State
$ 32,104,823.00
Federal
$ 1,044,419.00
Incoming Transfers
$ 2,335,770.00
Total Revenue
$ 40,497,094.00

2014-15 OPERATING REVENUE BY


SOURCE
Revenue Sources

Federal; 2%

Other; 5%

State; 81%

Local; 11%

EXPENDITURES BUDGET 2014-15

Instruction
$25,609,292
Support Services
$2,988,175
Total Instructional Services
$2,157,589
General Administration
$449,619
School Administration
$2,127,523
Total Support Service Business
$463,872
Maintenance/Operations & Security
$2,624,079
Transportation
$1,233,931
Central Services
$788,587
Community Services
$969,151
Athletics
$526,364
Other Transactions
$18,391

Total Expenditures

$39,956,573

2014-15 PERCENT OF TOTAL


EXPENDITURES
Category
Salaries
Benefits
Purchased
Service
Supplies
Capital Outlay
Other

% of
Budget
56.00%
30.00%
7.00%
4.20%
0.60%
2.20%

Supplies; 4% Capital Outlay; 1% Other; 2%


Purchased Service; 7%

Benefits; 30%

Salaries; 56%

BUDGET ANALYSIS

A more in-depth
look

FUND EQUITY

2015-16 BUDGET ASSUMPTIONS

Per pupil foundation allowance is $ 7,865 - $60 per-pupil


reduction
4% Healthcare Increase (-$127,200)
Plus Best Practice Incentive $52.00 per pupil (+$213,200)
Performance Based funding $30.00 per pupil (+$123,000)
Categorical Aid remains the same
Enrollment reduction of 100 students. Enrollment total of
4,100.
Increase Fund Equity to at least 8%

PROJECTED 2015-2016 FUND


BALANCE

With the budget considerations


implemented the anticipated fund
balance will be at 8%.

BUDGET CONSIDERATIONS

No steps/pay increases
Change to a 7 period day to reduce
Teacher FTE vs. a 6 period day
Raise class sizes (E +1, MS +1, HS +6)
Reduction of Teachers (E: -4, M: -4, HS:
-4)

STAFFING CALCULATOR

# Periods X # Students = Total Seats


Needed

# Seats Needed / # Desired Class Size


= Total number of sections

Total # of Sections / Sections per


Teacher = Number of Teachers Needed

2014-2015 STAFFING NEEDS (6 PERIOD DAY)

School

# of Students

Class Size

Teachers
Needed

Elementary

1806

25

72 (18/building)

Middle School

1008

28

43

High School

1386

28

56

COMPARISONS OF SCHEDULE CHART


*Used with
permissions
from Dave
Swanson
MISD
Consultant
Minutes of
Instruction: Per
Year
Total Available
Credits

Teachers:
Number of
Sections
Taught

6 Period Day
2 Semester

7 Period Day
2 Semesters

8 Period Day
2 Semesters

65,450 Minutes

65,790 Minutes

67,150

(1.5/year)
-Least Flexible
-Least Student
Choices

(2.5/year)
-3rd Most Flexible
-3rd Most Student
Choices

(3.5/year)
-Most Flexible
and student
choice.

5 of 6 Classes
(10 total)
.83 Teacher FTE

6 of 7 Classes
(12 Total)
.86 Teacher FTE

7 of 8
(14 Total)
.875 Teacher
FTE

STAFFING CALCULATOR EXAMPLE

1)

(7) Periods X (1,361) Students = (9,527) Total


Seats

2)

(9,527) Tot. Seats/(29) Class Size = (328.5) Sec.


Needed

3)

(328.5) Sec. Needed/(6) Sec. per Teacher = (55)


Teachers

2015-16 INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF (7 PERIOD DAY)


School

# of Students

Class Size

Teachers
Needed

Elementary

1756
(Less 50)

26

68

Middle School

983
(Less 25)

29

39

High School

1361
(Less 25)

29

55

ADDITIONAL BUDGET
RECOMMENDATIONS

Privatize Bus Service: $489,302


Eliminate media specialist by 2
Cut 1 literacy specialist
Change to an 8 period day FTE will go
to a .875 instead of a .86 (7 period day)
Pay-to-play
Look at self-funded healthcare options

CONCLUSION