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Presentation to the HHH community regarding secondary aspects of the 2009-2010

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  1. 1. Half Hollow Hills Central School District Secondary PTA Budget Presentation 3/30/2009
  2. 2. Highest Achieving Among the lowest per pupil expenditure
  3. 3. Enrollment trend
  4. 4. Enrollment Trend
  5. 5. Enrollment Trend
  6. 6. Class Sizes <ul><li>Board of Education Policy for Class Sizes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kindergarten and First Grade – 22 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Grade – 24 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third, Fourth and Fifth Grades – 26 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grades Six through Twelve - 28 </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Budget-to-Budget comparison <ul><li>NYS Contingency Formula Budget Cap is 120% of CPI or 4% whichever is lower </li></ul><ul><li>Contingent budget formula cap for 2009/10 is 4.0% per NYS Educ. Dept. </li></ul><ul><li>2009/10 Proposed Budget is already below the NYS formula cap </li></ul>$202,345,358 3.14% $202,949,762 3.45% $204,035,832 4.0% $205,310,849 4.65% $196,188,300 Total Budget % Change Preliminary Budget 2009/10 As of 3/23/09 Preliminary Budget 2009/10 As of 3/9/09 NYS Contingency Formula Budget Cap 2009/10 Rollover Budget 2009/10 (estimated cost of rolling forward budget as is) Adopted Budget 2008/09
  8. 8. 2009/10 Budget Reductions totaling close to $3 million <ul><li>Reductions Include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>19.9 budgeted instructional positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1.2 instructional position moved to Grant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 paraprofessional positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Restructured non-instructional staffing to eliminate 2 part-time positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Part-time position at the Bus Garage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.0 budgeted transportation positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Officials Fees due to Section XI changes </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Budget Reductions – cont’d. <ul><ul><li>District-wide reductions in equipment, supplies and material allocations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contractual service expenditures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Writing and Scoring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clubs and Activities reduced and capped </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-Service Training/Staff Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 th & 7 th Grade Swimming Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain Special Education expenditures moved to Grant due to Federal Stimulus </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Other cost Reductions <ul><li>Restructured the District’s Security Program enhancing security coverage while keeping costs level </li></ul><ul><li>Joint effort with other municipalities for cost savings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recycling - TOH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Security Alarm Services – So. Huntington UFSD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperative Purchasing – NYS, BOCES, County, Educational Data Services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chaperone assignments reviewed and capped at current allocations </li></ul>
  11. 11. Cost reduction initiatives <ul><li>Transportation Efficiency Analysis to produce at least two fewer routes </li></ul><ul><li>District-wide energy conservation communication to all buildings to reduce usage </li></ul>
  12. 12. Factors that may affect Expenditure Budget <ul><li>The following proposed unfunded mandates are not included in the current budget proposal. We hope to receive a decision from the State on these items before budget adoption. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MTA tax on all payroll ($400,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>15% of Pre-school special education ($1,000,000) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contract Transportation budget subject to revision upon completion of RFP analysis. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Middle Level Program <ul><li>A warm, inviting and rich academic environment which transitions students effectively from the elementary level to our high school program </li></ul>
  14. 14. Middle Level Highlights <ul><ul><li>A “Full Teaming” Model in Grades 6-8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immersive Language Program beginning in grade 6 in French, Italian and Spanish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese now offered in Grades 6 and 7 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All Core Classes (ELA, SS, Science, Math, LOTE) work in a “vertical articulation” model towards the goal of maximizing Advanced Placement participation and achievement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Honors Earth Science and Mathematics classes now available to over 45 % of school population </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Middle Level Highlights <ul><ul><li>Full Band, Chorus and Orchestra Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple concert opportunities for all maintained </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive Theater Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple performance opportunities for all maintained </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laptop Pilot Program which is in addition to two computer labs per school, music computer lab and highly effective 28 station laptop carts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Boards supplement the use of projectors installed in classrooms and classroom computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Health and PE program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PE every other day </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Middle Level Highlights <ul><ul><li>Interesting “elective” programs such as Law Seminar and Mastery Seminar in Grade 8 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full range of support services from Guidance to Social and Academic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong middle level Athletic program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students make use of our unique, full scale Planetarium and Space Shuttle program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support maintained for academic and competitive field trips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large array of extra-curricular opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Science Olympiad </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. High School Program <ul><ul><li>Our Comprehensive HS Program is preserved with features which are equal to or surpassing other superior districts across the State </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. High School Highlights <ul><li>Infinite Campus Student Management System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gradebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Parent and Student Portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative Productivity Suite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ad-hoc report generator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scheduling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Naviance College Management Software </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Electronic Library Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AP Photo Archives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Edge College and High School prep package available to parents </li></ul>Multiple Electronic Assets
  19. 19. High School Highlights <ul><ul><li>26 National Level Advanced Placement courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Last year more than 2,000 AP Examinations were written </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A comprehensive academic research program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Placements at top universities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support for local and in-house academic research </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Numerous and where appropriate, advanced courses in Art, Business, Family and Consumer Sciences, Computers, Health, Music, Drivers Education and Physical Education </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. High School Highlights <ul><ul><li>Drivers Education includes outstanding guest speakers which provide insight into the dangers of student driving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep content level course work in the core areas; Mathematics, Science, LOTE (including ASL), English and Social Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large array of electives to take advantage of our nine-period day program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full use of our in house Planetarium for multi-disciplinary work </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. High School Highlights <ul><li>Students can participate at BOCES Cultural Arts and take over 30 programs at Wilson Tech such as Nursing, Auto Mechanics, Aerospace technology and Culinary Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Each high school has six computer labs including an Art lab for graphic and media arts and a Music lab for composition. </li></ul>
  22. 22. High School Highlights <ul><ul><li>Teacher Laptop Pilot as well as laptop carts are available for teachers to supplement their lessons with rich content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphing Calculators are provided for students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New High-tech Science Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many classrooms now with built in projectors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All classrooms with Internet access and computers </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. High School Highlights <ul><li>Full range of support services from Guidance to Social and Academic </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance Support has outstanding student to counselor ratios </li></ul><ul><li>A deep and highly competitive Athletic program which meets the needs of thousands of students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 180 Coaches working in over 120 teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From Football to Fencing! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A full Natatorium (Pool) complex, which allows us to have an excellent swim and dive team as well as to support community swim activities </li></ul>
  24. 24. High School Highlights <ul><li>A comprehensive after school Independent Study Foreign Language program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple languages from Hebrew to Latin to ASL and Japanese </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Continued support for academic and competitive field trips </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely large array of extra-curricular opportunities </li></ul>
  25. 25. Dates to Remember Budget Presentation Vanderbilt 8:00 pm Monday, March 23, 2009 Elementary PTA Budget Presentation Manasquan 10:00 am Thursday, March 26, 2009 Public Hearing Manasquan 8:00 pm Monday, May 11, 2009 Budget VOTE H.S. East 7:00am to 10:00pm Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Adopt Budget Manasquan 8:00 pm Monday, April 20, 2009 Secondary PTA Budget Presentation Manasquan 8:00 pm Monday, March 30, 2009 Description Place Time Date
  26. 26. Questions, Comments, and Feedback