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NCL SCHOOL DISTRICT

2014-2015 BUDGET
2015-2016 BUDGET and
RECOMMENDATIONS

NCL SCHOOL DISTRICT

TABLE OF CONTENTS
2014-2015 BUDGET
&
2015-2016 BUDGET and
RECOMMENDATIONS

General Fund:

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Board Resolution

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Revenue Assumptions
Budget Breakdown
Staff Schedule
Challenges for the 2015-2016 Budget

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5-11
12
13

Budgeted Revenue Enhancements


& Expense Reductions
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General Appropriations Resolution


Resolution for Original Budget by the Board of Education
NCL School District
General Fund Budget as of June 2014
RESOLVED, that this resolution shall be the general
appropriations of the NCL School District for the fiscal year 20142015: A resolution to make appropriations; and to provide for the
disposition of all income received by the NCL School District.
BE IT RESOLVED, that the total revenue and unappropriated fund
balance be available for appropriations in the GENERAL FUND of the
NCL School District for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
REVENUE:
Local Revenue
State Revenue
Federal Revenue
Incoming Transfers & Other Transactions

$5,012,082
$32,104,823
$1,044,419
$2,335,770

TOTAL REVENUE AND INCOMING TRANSFERS

$40,497,094

FUND BALANCE AS OF JUNE 30, 2014

$4,859,651
(12%)

TOTAL AMOUNT AVAILABLE TO APPROPRIATE$48,951,371

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that $ of the total available to appropriate


in the GENERAL FUND is thereby appropriated in the amounts and for
the purposes set forth below:
EXPENDITURES:
Instruction
Support Services
Total Instructional Services
General Administration
School Administration
Fiscal Services
Internal Services
Maintenance/Operations & Security
Transportation
Central Services
Community Services
Athletics
Communication Services
Other Transactions

TOTAL EXPENDITURES

FUND BALANCE AS OF JULY 1, 2015

$25,609,292
$2,988,175
$2,157,589
$449,619
$2,127,523
$419,661
$44,211
$2,624,079
$1,233,931
$788,587
$938,996
$526,364
$30,155
$18,391

$39,956,573

$2,221,855
(5.4%)

NCL School District


General Fund
Revenue Assumptions and Guidelines
2014-2015 Budget

Fall Student Count

4,200

Winter Student Count (FEB)

4,200

Winter Student Count Increase from Fall Count

Foundation Allowance

Federal Revenue Increase (Decrease) From Prior Year

PA-18-Increase From Prior Year

0.00

$7,925

$0

$26,518

CHALLENGES NCL SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL FACE FOR THE


2015-2016
State funding will be a decrease of $60/pupil
o New FTE will be $7,865
Enrollment decline of about 100 students
o Enrollment will be projected to be 4,100
Total Deficient:

$1,038,500

Insurance costs will go up 4% with a Health Insurance Hard Cap


o Deficient of $127,200

Total Deficient for the 2015-2016 school year =


$1,165,700

BUDGET ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE NCL SCHOOL DISTRICT


FOR THE 2015-2016
Best Practice Incentive $52.00/pupil - $213,200
Performance Based Funding $30/pupil - $123,000

TOTAL: $326,200

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCTIONS FOR THE NCL SCHOOL


DISTRICT FOR
2015-2016
TOTAL: $2,183,613
Note: This number is derived from state funding cuts to
funding, declining enrollment and to help to get the fund
balance back up to a level closer to 8-10%
Increase Fund Balance to 8%
No Steps
No Pay Increase
Change to 7 period day for secondary FTE will go .86 Teacher FTE
from .83 Teacher FTE (6 period day)
Raise Class Size for all K-5 from 25 to 26
o Cutting 4 elementary teachers - $177,372 (salary) & $22,228
(benefits)
Raise Class Size for middle school 28 to 29
o Cutting 4 middle school - $171,372 (salary) & $54,421
(Benefits)
Raise Class Size for high school 28 to 34
o Cutting 4 high school teachers $284,098 (salary) &$96,996
(Benefits)
Additional Recommendations
Privatize bus service - $489,302
Eliminate media specialists by 2
Cut 2 of 5 literacy specialists

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 options