Budget

2018-2019 Budget information

PDE 2028 - Proposed Final General Fund Budget - Board Approved April 23, 2018

Budget Presentation - November 2017
Budget Presentation - January 2018
Consolidated Five Year Budget Projections - January 2018
The Rollover Story - January 2018

Budget 2018 - 2019

PDE 2028 - Proposed Preliminary Budget - Approved for advertising - January 22, 2018

Act 1 Exception Calculation

PSBA 2018 State of Education Report: highlights the successes and challenges facing public education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Board Budget Workshop Series 2018

The community is invited to attend a series of Budget Workshops to learn more about the district budget and provide feedback. Budget Workshops will be held at 6 p.m. in the Administrative Office Board Room. Workshop dates and topics of discussion are as follows:

January 29, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • 5-year facilities maintenance plan
  • Strategy to fully fund capital maintenance fund (capital reserve)
  • Strategy to rebuild debt service

February 5, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • Special Ed – out-of-district placements vs. in-house program
  • Charter school costs – Virtual HS program
  • North Montco:# of students, how much, category, ½ time
  • oSend Students
  • §9th Grade – switching to 10th grade students
  • o% of Spec Ed

March 5, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • New Program or Item Requests
  • Special Ed – in-house OT/PT vs. external provider
  • Special Ed contracted services – not whole education
  • Aides staffing:One-on-one aides, classroom aides, bus aides
  • School-Based ACCESS Program (SBAP) reimbursements

March 12, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • Healthcare consortium performance – are we achieving promised savings?Would another model be better?
  • Spousal surcharge - potential cost savings
  • Local tax collectors vs outsourced model costs

April 2, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • Class sizes and staffing – elementary & middle
  • Class sizes and staffing – high school, low enrollment courses, student load by teacher (measure of scheduling efficiency)
  • Technology Budget/Capital Plan
  • Overall staffing model (teachers, administrators, and all other), historical trend
  • Extracurricular activities - # clubs, participation levels, total spending
  • Review of PSAT and AP exam costs

April 16, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • Elementary school building capacity
  • Review of MS Auditorium, HS Fabrication Lab bid results, SG Vestibule and other Facility Projects

May 7, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • Transportation staffing – costs savings from more fully outsourced model
  • Regional transportation model – potential savings
  • New Program or Item Requests Follow-up
  • Revenue Update

May 21, 2018 – Budget Workshop

  • Open Items

Click here to view Budget Workshop Agendas and Minutes

Process for the 2017-2018 Budget & Information


The Wissahickon School District adopted the Final Budget for the 2017-2018 school year with expenditures totaling $99,645,722 on Monday, June 12, 2017. The Final Budget includes a 3.46% tax increase. The new school tax millage rate is 19.44 mills.

Read the 2017-18 Budget Fact Sheet

PDE 2028 - Final General Fund Budget - Board Approved June 12, 2017

PDE 2028 - Proposed Final General Fund Budget - Board Approved May 8, 2017

Budget Presentation - March 6, 2017

Budget Presentation - February 21, 2017

Budget Presentation - February 6, 2017

Budget Presentation - January 9, 2017

Budget Presentation - December 12, 2016

Budget 2017 - 2018

PDE 2028 - Preliminary Budget - Board Approved February 13, 2017

PDE 2028 - Proposed Preliminary Budget - Board Approved January 9, 2017

Act 1 Exception Calculation