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Title: Jamestown Schools Proposed FY09 Budget January 24, 2008


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Jamestown SchoolsProposed FY09 Budget January
24, 2008
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Presented to Jamestown School Committeeby
  • Dr. Marcia Lukon, Superintendent of Schools
  • Ms. Jane Littlefield, Interim Business Manager
  • Dr. Robert Fricklas, Director of Student Services

  • Ms. Kathleen Almanzor, Principal
  • Mr. Lewis Kitts, Director of Buildings Grounds
  • January 24, 2008

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District Mission Statement
The Jamestown School District seeks to partner
with the community to provide a safe, nurturing
learning environment in which each child is
challenged to fulfill his/her unique potential.
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Proposed FY 09 Operating Budget 11,841,895
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FY08 Operating Budget 11,101,000 FY09 Operating
Budget 11, 841,895Proposed Increase
740,895 Percent Increase 6.67

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Major Factors Driving the Budget
  • Contractual Obligations, Salaries, Benefits
  • State and Federal Mandates and Regulations
  • Plant Operations
  • School Committee Goals
  • School Improvement Plan Goals
  • Strategic Plan Goals

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How Is This Budget Funded?
  • General Fund contributions
  • Transfers from School Fund Balance
  • State Aid
  • Pathways Strategic Teaching Center
  • Preschool Tuition
  • Medicaid Reimbursements

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Major Increases Impacting Budget
  • Salaries 139,919
  • Benefits (employees and retirees) 214,208
  • Tuitions 359,798
  • Maintenance including Utilities 63,663
  • TOTAL
    777,588

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Summary of Tuitions
  • NKHS General Education 2,173,174
  • Out-of-District Special Needs 895,714
  • (Public and Non-Public)
  • Charter School (6) 49,556
  • Total Tuitions 3,118,444
  • 26.33 of Total Budget

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Budget by Site
Lawn 2,078,280 Melrose 2,249,436 System
wide 4,108,185
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Melrose Projected Enrollments
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Lawn Projected Enrollments
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Classroom Staffing Changes
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Proposed Staffing Changes
  • Reduce 3 Special Education TA positions (-3.0
    FTEs)
  • Increase one Special Education Teaching Position
    from .75 to 1.0 (.25)
  • Replace 190 day Asst. Principal with full year
    Melrose Principal (6,500)

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Department of Student ServicesFY 09 Proposed
Budget
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Overview
  • Introduction
  • Budget goals objectives
  • Areas of greatest significance
  • Key factors impacting FY 09 budget
  • Summary recommendations

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Goal of Jamestown Special Education
To implement researched based practices regarding
effective teaching practices, service delivery
models, and evaluations that improve educational
performance and enhance life long outcomes.
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Lifelong Learners
  • Research Finding
  • Time spent in general education classrooms was
    positively related to employment and community
    participation. Higher earnings were also
    positively related to time spent in the general
    classroom.
  • The National Longitudinal Transition Study of
    8000 students ages 13-21)

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Introduction
  • Privilege to present
  • Preview of the presentation
  • Conclusions

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Students Experiencing Significant Challenges
  • How are we currently meeting needs?
  • Small class size and high quality Pre-K 8
    supports have prevented referral to
    out-of-district placements

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FY 09 Goals Objectives
  • Continued commitment to
  • High Quality Programs and Services
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Adherence to District Mission and Goals
  • Fiscal Prudence

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SPED Budget including Transportation as of
Proposed Operating Budget
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FY 09 - Key Factors
  • Federal and RI Regulations governing education of
    children with disabilities
  • Out-of-District Tuitions
  • Initiatives for FY 09

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Areas of Greatest Significance
  • Student Services Personnel
  • Purchased (Contracted) Services
  • Out-of-District Tuitions
  • Materials/Supplies/Equipment

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Student Services Personnel
  • Factors influencing budget
  • Anticipated staff return
  • Grade 4 severe/profound to Lawn
  • Reconfiguration in certified and non-certified at
    Lawn

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Special Education Staffing Summary
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Purchased (Contracted) Services
  • Tutorials
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations

Materials/Supplies/Equipment
  • Updating of testing materials

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Out-of-District Tuitions
  • Most variable item
  • Difficult to anticipate accurately
  • Proposed FY 09 budget ties each tuition to known
    student placement

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Out-of-District Placements
LEVEL STUDENTS Pre-K - Grade 8 1 Grade 9 5
Grade 10 3 Grade 12 through age 21 4 Total Out
of District 13
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FY 09 Out-of-District SPED Tuitions by Category
Does not include NKHS SPED students
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Initiatives for FY 09
  • Response to Intervention (RTI) Improvement
    Initiative
  • Summer Computing Institute _at_ URI
  • Community-Based Learning Project Initiative

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Requests/Recommendations
  • ENDORSE the proposed budget
  • SUPPORT the three initiatives
  • THANK YOU!

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Proposed Capital Reserve Projects To Be Funded
FY 09
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  • Proposed
  • FY 09 Capital Budget
  • 141,800

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FY08 Capital Budget 176,000 FY09 Capital
Budget 141,800Dollar Decrease
34,200Percent Decrease -19.43

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Melrose School Projects
Interior refurbishing painting 10,000
Classroom White Boards 3,400 Design plan - Admin
istrative office area 6,000 Carpet Floor Cove
ring 7,500 Landscaping for generator 5,000 Tot
al Melrose 31,900
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Lawn School Projects
Interior refurbishing painting 10,000
Gym floor resurfacing 2,500 Window treatments 5,0
00 Design plan for parking lot and front entrance
10,000 Classroom White Boards 3,300 Carpet F
loor Covering 7,500 Renovation floor covering-
Music room 5,500 Room retrofit for special needs
8,100 Shelving for middle school classroom 3,000
Total Lawn 54,900
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System Wide Project
New Accounting System and State Mandated Convers
ion
to New Chart of Accounts 55,000
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Capital Reserve Projects To Be Funded FY 09
Melrose Projects 31,900 Lawn Projects 54,900 S
ystem wide Project 55,000 Total Capital Proposed
141,800

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