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Title: West Hempstead School District Proposed Budget 2008 2009


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West Hempstead School DistrictProposed Budget
2008 - 2009
Keeping Our Future in Mind
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West Hempstead Union Free School District
  • Instructional Items
  • Open Budget Workshop
  • March 11, 2008

Keeping Our Future in Mind
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Keeping Our Future in Mind
Mission Statement The West Hempstead Union Free
School District recognizes the unique value of
each student. It is dedicated to the success of
each student based on the highest standards of
excellence in education. Each student will be
challenged to achieve mastery in all subject
areas in an educational atmosphere that strives
to build positive self-esteem, mutual respect for
others, and a life-long quest for learning.
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Recent Budget History Comparisons of West
Hempstead to All Nassau County Districts Data
from 2006 2007 Property Tax Report Cards
Compiled by NYS SED
This is before the additional 1.44 added by the
First Library Bond Debt Service Payment
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  • Budget proposals
  • Must be supported by data and sound philosophy
  • Lead to the creation of a line item budget
  • Are continually adjusted until formally adopted
    by the BOE

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  • Target Appropriation Analysis by Category

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KEY CONSIDERATIONS
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Objectives of the 2008/2009 Budget
  • Enhance Instructional Programs K-12
  • Improve Student Performance K-12
  • Monitor the results of assessments
  • Analyze data to make instructional decisions
  • Provide meaningful, comprehensive professional
    development
  • Ensure Staffing Levels are Justified by
    Enrollment
  • Maintain Long-Term Financial Stability

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Budget Timetable2008-2009 Proposal
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Building Inspection Reports from Principals Due
All Budgets from Principals to Business Office
Administrative Budget Meetings
BoE Building Inspections for All Schools
November 13
November 21
December 10 - 14
January 12
BoE and Central Administration Refine Budget
January 2 April 15
Budget Workshops March 4 March 11 Budget
Adoption April 15 Budget Vote May 20
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  • While preparing the 2008-2009 budget proposal,
    the BoE and Administration are monitoring
  • The Governors Budget Proposal and the
    Legislative Response to it
  • Regional Economic Growth/Consumer Price Index
  • Interest Rates
  • Additional Unfunded Mandates such as the transfer
    of preschool special education costs from County
    to School District

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  • 2008/2009 Projected Enrollment

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Instructional Account Codes
  • 2000s Administration and Improvement
  • 2100s Regular School Program
  • 2200s Special Apportionment Programs
  • 2300s Teaching Other Special Schools
  • 2600s Instructional Media
  • 2800s Pupil Services

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Budgeting for the Future
2000s Administration and Improvement
  • Administration and Improvement is dedicated to
    curriculum development and supervision and
    general education administration (non-teaching)
    for grades K 12.

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2000s Administration and Improvement
  • Key points include
  • Addition of Director of Data Services and Student
    Information and one clerical position
  • Summer curriculum writing projects for FLES,
    Geometry, ELA and Social Studies
  • Increase 214,760 (12.89)

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2100s Regular School Program
  • The Regular School Program includes all
    appropriations associated with daily general
    education instruction including instructional
    salaries, contracted instructional services,
    equipment, and materials and supplies.

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2100s Regular School Program
  • Key points include
  • Addition of one Elementary Foreign Language in
    the Elementary School (FLES) teacher for grades K
    through 2.
  • Addition of Middle School Technology Teacher
  • Increase 103,489 (0.63)

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2200s Special Apportionment Programs Special
Education and Occupational Education
  • Key points include
  • Addition of 1.5 special education positions
  • Increase in appropriations for contracted special
    education services through BOCES and other
    providers
  • Decrease in occupational education appropriations
  • Total increase 1,012,932 (14.28)

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2300s Other Special Schools
  • Other Special Schools include
  • Adult Education
  • Summer School
  • Summer Recreation Program
  • Total Decrease 20,615 (-22.99)

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2600s Instructional Media
  • Instructional Media includes appropriations for
    school libraries, the Office of Director of
    Technology, computer aided instruction, computer
    equipment and supplies, software, and computer
    repair.

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2600s Instructional Media
  • Key points include
  • Consolidation of budget codes in A2630s for
    greater flexibility
  • Increase in appropriations for computer equipment
    and software
  • Full implementation of elementary library
    automation through BOCES
  • Total Change -29,891 (-2.95)

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2800s-Pupil Services
  • Pupil Services includes appropriations for
    student attendance, guidance, health services,
    psychology services, social work services,
    co-curricular activities and interscholastic
    activities.

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2800s-Pupil Services
  • Key points include
  • Addition of one psychologist
  • Increase to health services to other districts,
    purchase of vision screening machine and
    contractual obligations
  • Purchase of new uniforms and equipment including
    MS Cheerleading Uniforms, MS Football Helmets,
    new Volleyball Systems

Total Increase 269,229 (9.59)
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Building Inspection
  • Building Inspection Items Include
  • Chestnut Street (40,000)
  • - Replace Carpeting
  • - Replace ceiling or lighting
  • GW School (42,000)
  • - Replace floors in three (3) classrooms
  • - Install a walkway from Brooklyn Avenue to
    West Wing Entrance
  • - Replace some sections of chain link fence
  • Cornwell Avenue (8,000)
  • - Replace floor in Music Room
  • High School/Middle School (252,700)
  • - New Clock System - New Carpeting in
    Libraries
  • - Refinish HS Gym Floor - Partially Repave MS
    Parking Lot
  • - New Machine for Weight Room
  • - Upgrade Stage Lighting in Auditorium

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Tentative Proposed 2008-2009 Revenue Budget as of
March 11, 2008
Proposed Revenue
2008-2009 State Aid 8,089,286 Tuition,
Island Park 4,200,000 Tuition, Summer
School 10,000 Federal Aid,
Medicare 20,000 Interest Income
250,000 Building Rental, Marian Delaney
400,000 Public Library - Bond
Payment/Rental
612,279 Health Services, Other Districts
175,000 Nassau County Drug Program
36,566 Music Instrument Rentals
9,000 Miscellaneous
175,600 Transfer, General Fund
2,000,000 Property Tax Levy
36,671,999 4.21 School District
Budget 52,649,730
3.71
From the Jan. 08 Executive Budget Proposal.
The legislative budget is due April 1. Equals
the 2008-2009 library debt service payment
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  • The BoE and Administration use the following
    strategies to manage budget growth
  • Evaluate staffing levels
  • Scrutinize and justify all budgetary requests
  • Leverage purchasing power with other districts
    and municipalities

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  • The Board of Education and Central Administration
    will continue to refine this proposed budget
    until it is finalized and formally adopted on
    April 15, 2008.

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Keeping Our Future in Mind
  • Remember Vote on May 20th
  • Its Important!
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  • votemay20_at_whufsd.com
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