Two years agoTwo elementary positionsHalf an Administrative positionOne English position (retirement) Share Occupational and Physical Therapy servicesES Home School Counselor.4 School Psychologist (voluntary change)Two Teaching AssistantsIn-In-House Support for Assistive Technology (.5Speech)One ELL (English Language Learners-retirement) Learners-Physical Education (retirement, .5 replacement)Clerk Typist (retirement)Network Technician (.4)
Last yearOne Reading TeacherOne Salaried Bus DriverOne Social Studies TeacherOne Special Education TeacherOne RTI coordinator.5 Art Teacher.5 Enrichment Teacher.5 Math Teacher.5 Speech Teacher.4 English Teacher
Loss of AidYear State Aid Loss2010-2010-2011 1.2 Million2011-2011-2012 2.0 Million
The Concept Cost to provide State Aid Fair Education State Aid Local State Aid Ability to Pay Local Ability to Pay Local Ability Higher Average Lower Wealth Wealth Wealth
State Budget Increases School Aid Decreases $100 $90 $80 $70 $60$ Billion $50 Operating Funds $40 School Aid $30 $20 $10 $0 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
In SummaryWe need to cut at least $800,000to bring in a budget ofapproximately $20,500,000.This budget amount is estimated tobe within the tax cap limit.
Potential Cuts-Right-sizing Cuts-Right-.6 English.8 Science.4 Social Studies1 Special Education (may not be a job loss ifstudents brought back to district).5 Groundskeeper
Cuts to ProgramCut Covered.5 Elementary HS librarian covers MS library ES librarian picks up Enrichment.5 Math AIS Support in classroom provided by Teaching Assistants in K-2 K-.9 Math 7-12 7- AIS supported by Learning Center (HS), teaching assistants (grade 5,6) and math teachers (grades 7,8)1.0 Reading High School Reading Teacher moves to ES 3-ES, 2-MS, 1-HS remain 2- 1-
Other Potential CutsCut all field trips except end of the year 4th,8th and 12th grade celebrations.Only have one modified team in soccer andbasketball.Look at implementing bus stops on the 5-125-run.
Next StepsWe are within $100,000 of being within thetax cap limit.We have decided to wait and see if the aidpicture changes.It is important that we contact ourlegislators, there are links on our facebookand web page.
Tax Cap LimitWithin the tax cap limit Estimated Levy increases 2.3% Estimated Rate increases 1.28% Tax Rate increase $.29