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1 West New York School District Proposed School Budget presented by John Fauta, Superintendent Rena Hendrick, Interim SBA/BS

2 Primary Goal of This Budget To develop an education spending plan which is responsible to the Core Curriculum Content Standards of the State Department of Education, the goals of the District Board of Education, and the community; is responsive to the taxpayer; and provides for the needs of our children, during financially difficult and educationally challenging times. To develop an education spending plan which is responsible to the Core Curriculum Content Standards of the State Department of Education, the goals of the District Board of Education, and the community; is responsive to the taxpayer; and provides for the needs of our children, during financially difficult and educationally challenging times.

3 WHY THE LOSS IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING? New Jersey will have used the remainder of the initial $1 Billion in non-recurring Federal stimulus money (ARRA). Education Jobs Fund stimulus will expire September 30, The State deficit is over $10.5 Billion. Education aid has been sharply reduced in an effort to balance the States budget. New Jersey will have used the remainder of the initial $1 Billion in non-recurring Federal stimulus money (ARRA). Education Jobs Fund stimulus will expire September 30, The State deficit is over $10.5 Billion. Education aid has been sharply reduced in an effort to balance the States budget. The West New York School District budget includes cost savings through reductions in administrative and non-instructional spending, and attrition. The West New York School District budget includes cost savings through reductions in administrative and non-instructional spending, and attrition.

4 Budget Assumption # 1 * State aid decreased by 5.1% in the budget year **State aid increased by 1.04% for the school year Total State Aid: 2008/2009 $76,296, /2010$80,104, /2011* $75,230, /2012** $76,015,968 West New York receives 75% of its funding through State Aid. State aid is based on the number of identified at-risk students in the district as of 10/15/10. State aid is based on the number of identified at-risk students in the district as of 10/15/10. Free & Reduced Lunch eligibility increased by approximately 199 students in the most recent annual Application for State School Aid Free & Reduced Lunch eligibility increased by approximately 199 students in the most recent annual Application for State School Aid

5 Budget Assumption # 2 Local tax levy assessment will be at the same level as the school year There will be no tax levy increase There will be no tax levy increase 2010/ / / /2012 Total budgeted fund balance$ 2,740,000. $ 1,528,000. Total budgeted fund balance$ 2,740,000. $ 1,528,000. Local tax levy - No increase$ 14,369,214. $ 14,369,214. Local tax levy - No increase$ 14,369,214. $ 14,369,214. State/Federal/Misc. Revenue$101,953,876. $100,767,520. State/Federal/Misc. Revenue$101,953,876. $100,767,520. Total revenues - $119,063,090. $116,664,734. Total revenues - $119,063,090. $116,664,734.

6 Budget Assumption - # 3 The district will maintain and add educational programs New Instructional Initiatives: Expansion of consultative model Expansion of consultative model Implementation of Curriculum and Parent Portals via On-Course and Power School. Implementation of Curriculum and Parent Portals via On-Course and Power School. Implement E-Reader technology in elementary language arts Grades 4-6 Implement E-Reader technology in elementary language arts Grades 4-6 Educationally necessary upgrades for science and technology. Educationally necessary upgrades for science and technology. Repairs to building mechanicals and structures. Repairs to building mechanicals and structures.

7 Budget Assumption - # 4 Class sizes per DOE recommendations Grades Pre K 15 or fewer students Grades Pre K 15 or fewer students Grades K 21 or fewer students Grades K 21 or fewer students Grades or fewer students Grades or fewer students Grades or fewer students per class Grades or fewer students per class

8 Budget Assumption - # 5 Program Required Additional Staffing One Pre-K disabled class teacher One Pre-K disabled class teacher Two Pre-K disabled class paraprofessionals Two Pre-K disabled class paraprofessionals One Pre-K autism class teacher One Pre-K autism class teacher Two Pre-K autism class paraprofessionals Two Pre-K autism class paraprofessionals One District Board Certified Behavioral Analyst One District Board Certified Behavioral Analyst 1 Resource teacher for Early Childhood 1 Resource teacher for Early Childhood One High School MD teacher One High School MD teacher Two HS MD paraprofessionals Two HS MD paraprofessionals

9 Budget Assumption - # 6 Innovative Programs in Grades K-12 will support our goal of closing the Achievement Gap: Partnerships with Syracuse University, Kean University, Caldwell College, Hudson Community College for earning unlimited college credits while in high school Partnerships with Syracuse University, Kean University, Caldwell College, Hudson Community College for earning unlimited college credits while in high school Partnership for Business Education with TNT Partnership for Business Education with TNT Partnership in Science with Stevens Institute of Technology for teacher professional development and practical implementation in the classroom Partnership in Science with Stevens Institute of Technology for teacher professional development and practical implementation in the classroom Job embedded professional development in the classroom in core academic areas Job embedded professional development in the classroom in core academic areas WNY heads the County Department of Education Committee on Language Arts Literacy Curriculum Development WNY heads the County Department of Education Committee on Language Arts Literacy Curriculum Development Focus on increasing percentage of students Focus on increasing percentage of students enrolling in post secondary institutions of learning

10 Budget Assumption # 7 Innovative Programs Grades K-12 to Close the Achievement Gap (continued): Small Learning Communities – Grades 9-12 Small Learning Communities – Grades 9-12 Summer Math Readiness Program for incoming HS freshmen (9 th graders) Summer Math Readiness Program for incoming HS freshmen (9 th graders) Saturday Academy for Math & Language Arts Saturday Academy for Math & Language Arts BEAM (Title III) for bilingual immigrant students who have moved to US within the last three years BEAM (Title III) for bilingual immigrant students who have moved to US within the last three years Future Teachers of America providing after school tutorial services for elementary schools twice a week Future Teachers of America providing after school tutorial services for elementary schools twice a week Performing Arts Academy providing Literacy Through the Arts presentations for Grades K-3 Performing Arts Academy providing Literacy Through the Arts presentations for Grades K-3 Special Education summer program Pre-K to Grade 12 Special Education summer program Pre-K to Grade 12

11 Budget Assumption # 8 Additional Early Childhood location will respond to growing enrollment among Pre-K To provide additional space for growing enrollment providing convenient location for the north side of town Creates additional office space Frees up instructional space at Memorial HS and several elementary schools

12 Budget Assumption # 9 This budget provides for a continuation of a number of supportive instructional programs Community based transition/life skills program for students years of age Community based transition/life skills program for students years of age Bridges Program for Grades 9-12 Bridges Program for Grades 9-12 LEAP Program for Gr. K-6 self-contained pupils LEAP Program for Gr. K-6 self-contained pupils Continue to expand district Autism Program Pre-K through Grade 8 Continue to expand district Autism Program Pre-K through Grade 8 Expand Multiply Disabled class at MHS Expand Multiply Disabled class at MHS Academic Intervention Services Academic Intervention Services –Intervention and Referral Teams –Extended day and Saturday programs

13 Budget Assumption # 10 Continuation and Expansion of Professional Development Opportunities School level Professional Development Committees School level Professional Development Committees Job embedded professional development opportunities Job embedded professional development opportunities School level Data Analysis Teams School level Data Analysis Teams We will train teachers on the Common Core Standards We will train teachers on the Common Core Standards

14 Budget Assumption # 11 Achievements in Nationally recognized Early Childhood Program Nationally recognized Early Childhood Program Nationally recognized Advanced Placement Program Nationally recognized Advanced Placement Program Memorial HS awarded first in nation Gold Medal status through Clinton Foundation Alliance for a Healthier Generation Memorial HS awarded first in nation Gold Medal status through Clinton Foundation Alliance for a Healthier Generation Memorial HS students accepted to Virginia, U Mass, Penn State, Maryland, Rutgers, Illinois, St. Johns, FDU, and Seton Hall Memorial HS students accepted to Virginia, U Mass, Penn State, Maryland, Rutgers, Illinois, St. Johns, FDU, and Seton Hall Class of 2010 graduation rate was 98.8% vs. State average of 94.7% Class of 2010 graduation rate was 98.8% vs. State average of 94.7% Post secondary education rate is 95.8% Post secondary education rate is 95.8% GRANTS AWARDED GRANTS AWARDED $150, Federal Appropriation for Alternative Fuels Program $150, Federal Appropriation for Alternative Fuels Program $100, USDA Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Grant $100, USDA Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Grant $ 19, New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Safety Grant $ 19, New Jersey School Boards Association Insurance Safety Grant $ 7, Target Field Trip Grants for Farm to School Education $ 7, Target Field Trip Grants for Farm to School Education $ 5, Lowes Reading Garden Grant for PS #2 $ 5, Lowes Reading Garden Grant for PS #2 $ 5, Lowes Reading Garden Grant for PS #4 $ 5, Lowes Reading Garden Grant for PS #4 $ 2, Grant for Memorial HS Taco Truck $ 2, Grant for Memorial HS Taco Truck $289, TOTAL GRANTS $289, TOTAL GRANTS

15 Budget Assumption # 12 Achievements in , Continued West New York, Nations leader among small school districts in Advanced Placement Accessibility and Performance Improvement: West New York, Nations leader among small school districts in Advanced Placement Accessibility and Performance Improvement: Educational Testing Service has recognized Memorial High School as the top candidate for an AP Equity and Excellence District of the Year award. This award recognizes districts that have made especially dramatic improvements among traditionally underserved student populations. 1. From , MHS has increased student participation in AP by 44%. 2. From , MHS has increased the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher from 21% to 37%. 3. From , MHS has increased the percentage of traditionally underserved minority students earning scores of 3 or higher from 23% to 36%. 4. No other district of our size has achieved a greater improvement in equity and performance over the past two years. The WNY School District has achieved something very rare in American education right now: expansion of AP opportunities while simultaneously improving scores, and our district has achieved more dramatic change in a shorter period of time than any other district of our size. Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ Student athletes honored: Student athletes honored: –6-Football All County; 2 All County Honorable Mention –3-Boys Soccer All County and 3 All State Hon. Mention; –1-Girls Soccer All County; –1-Girls All County

16 Budget Assumption # 13 The Administration and Board have implemented a number of efficiencies Increased free/reduced lunch participation to 78.99% through identification of 199 additional eligible students Increased free/reduced lunch participation to 78.99% through identification of 199 additional eligible students 100% participation in SEMI to generate revenue for the district 100% participation in SEMI to generate revenue for the district Increased E-Rate funding to 90%, further reducing telecommunications costs and technology upgrades costs Increased E-Rate funding to 90%, further reducing telecommunications costs and technology upgrades costs Inter-local agreements with Town of West New York for school security, garbage removal, use of Town athletic fields and public parks, non-public nursing, use of Hudson Hall, fuel for district school buses and vehicles Inter-local agreements with Town of West New York for school security, garbage removal, use of Town athletic fields and public parks, non-public nursing, use of Hudson Hall, fuel for district school buses and vehicles Inter-local agreements with Hudson County Schools of Technology for the inspection and repair of school buses and out-of-district transportation for special education students Inter-local agreements with Hudson County Schools of Technology for the inspection and repair of school buses and out-of-district transportation for special education students

17 Budget Assumption # 14 The Administration and Board have implemented a number of efficiencies and reductions Cost analysis of competitive quotes for health benefits Cost analysis of competitive quotes for health benefits $294,322 - Participate in state-wide public bidding/purchasing consortium (Educational Data) $294,322 - Participate in state-wide public bidding/purchasing consortium (Educational Data) $12,000 - Participate in Gloucester County Educational Services for accounting package software $12,000 - Participate in Gloucester County Educational Services for accounting package software 12%-17% savings in electric energy through ACES 12%-17% savings in electric energy through ACES $32,000 – excluding discounts; participation in ACT; $32,000 – excluding discounts; participation in ACT; Purchased 2 school buses to expand district transportation services to special education out-of- district placements Purchased 2 school buses to expand district transportation services to special education out-of- district placements

18 Budget Assumption # 15 Progress in reducing workers compensation costs = less time taken away from providing education services to our students

19 RevenuesRevenues HUDSON - WEST NEW YORK TOWN Advertised Revenues Budget CategoryAccount ActualRevisedAnticipated OPERATING BUDGET Budgeted Fund Balance - Operating Budget ,740,0001,528,000 Transfers from Other Funds ,068 Revenues from Local Sources: Local Tax Levy ,636,64014,369,214 Unrestricted Miscellaneous Revenues10-1XXX187,926350,000210,000 SUBTOTAL 113,824,56614,719,21414,579,214

20 Revenues (continued) Revenues from State Sources:Account Actual RevisedAnticipated Extraordinary Aid , ,200200,000 Categorical Special Education Aid ,534,788 3,651,834 Equalization Aid ,082,261 71,378,66672,364,134 Categorical Security Aid ,597,223 Categorical Transportation Aid ,425 SUBTOTAL 66,901,286 75,182,70076,215,968 Revenues from Federal Sources: Medicaid Reimbursement , ,613259,200 Equalization Aid – ARRA ESF/GSFFunds 16/1713,318,231 Education Jobs Fund ,068,8431,580,835 SUBTOTAL 13,549,638 1,235,4561,840,035 Actual Revenues (Over)/Under Expenditures 1,704,508 TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET 95,762,93093,877,37094,163,217

21 Revenues (continued) GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS Revenues from State Sources: ActualRevisedAnticipated Preschool Education Aid - Pr Year Carryover ,511633,209 Preschool Education Aid ,947,98415,158,09515,306,379 Other Restricted Entitlements20-32XX350,966621,567616,567 TOTAL REVENUES FROM STATE SOURCES 14,298,95016,044,17316,556,155 Revenues from Federal Sources: Title I ,225,6393,447,7013,102,931 Title II ,924484,132 Title III ,000201,600 I.D.E.A. Part B (Handicapped) ,607,8791,629,5621,466,606 Vocational Education ,318110,87499,787 Other20-4XXX3,078,7632,915,276100,740 TOTAL REVENUES FROM FEDERAL SOURCES 8,029,5998,865,3375,455,796 Transfers from Operating Budget-PreK ,210469,566 TOTAL GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS 22,328,54925,185,72022,481,517 TOTAL REVENUES/SOURCES 118,091,479119,063,090116,644,734 DEDUCT REVENUES INCLUDED IN MULTIPLE FUNDS DUE TO TRANSFERS: Transfers from Operating Budget-PreK ,210469,566 TOTAL REVENUES/SOURCES NET OF TRANSFERS 118,091,479118,786,880116,175,168

22 Appropriations Advertised Appropriations Budget CategoryAccount GENERAL CURRENT EXPENSE ExpendituresRev. Approp.Appropriations Instruction: Regular Programs11-1XX-100-XXX12,264,0232,070,8291,683,299 Special Education11-2XX-100-XXX461,043657,456559,766 Basic Skills/Remedial XXX4,6728,000 Bilingual Education XXX 1,601,68228,474 School Sponsored Athletics XXX632,472500,000 Alternative Education Programs - Instructional XXX-XXX527,070 Community Services Programs/Operations XXX1,674,2411,782,3061,331,300 Support Services: Tuition XXX2,965,6762,292, ,774 Attendance and Social Work Services XXX489,321375,311311,522 Health Services XXX132,255138,603 Speech, OT, PT, Related & Extraordinary Services ,2171,069,4291,256,8431,434,714 Guidance XXX16,800 Child Study Teams XXX2,761,9472,547,4042,535,110 Improvement of Instructional Services XXX2,756,7432,351,3401,043,813 General Administration XXX1,888,7791,686,7621,704,172 School Administration XXX146,067157,497159,966 Central Services & Admin Info Technology X-XXX2,533,4932,451,8172,444,830 Operation and Maintenance of Plant Services X-XXX8,332,6128,340,0618,941,024 Student Transportation Services XXX1,613,6651,633,3841,694,666 Personal Services - Employee Benefits11-XXX-XXX-2XX7,217,3558,706,3357,707,831 Total Support Services Expenditures 31,791,88731,932,00231,733,025 TOTAL GENERAL CURRENT EXPENSE 48,957,09036,979,06735,815,390

23 Appropriations (continued) CAPITAL EXPENDITURESAccount ExpendituresRev. Approp.AppropriationsExpenditures Equipment12-XXX-XXX-73X180,953 Facilities Acquisition and Construction Services XX-XXX1,199,55025,614 TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENDITURES 1,380,50325,614 Transfer of Funds to Charter Schools X63,50582,36668,114 General Fund Contribution to SBB ,361,83256,790,32358,279,713 OPERATING BUDGET GRAND TOTAL 95,762,93093,877,37094,163,217 SPECIAL GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS Instruction XXX2,314,4693,075,9243,511,095 Preschool Education Aid: Support Services XXX11,633,51512,442,71212,884,911 Facilities Acquisition and Construction Services XXX180,18013,148 TOTAL PRESCHOOL EDUCATION AID 13,947,98415,698,81616,409,154 Other State Projects: Nonpublic Textbooks20-XXX-XXX-XXX21,15536,029 Nonpublic Auxiliary Services20-XXX-XXX-XXX247,336412,188 Nonpublic Handicapped Services20-XXX-XXX-XXX55,84194,514 Nonpublic Nursing Services20-XXX-XXX-XXX26,63448,636 Nonpublic Technology Initiative20-XXX-XXX-XXX25,200 Other Special Projects20-XXX-XXX-XXX5,000 Total State Projects 14,298,95016,320,38317,025,721

24 Appropriations (continued) Account ExpendituresRev. Approp.AppropriationsExpenditures Federal Projects: Title I 20-XXX-XXX-XXX3,225,6391,900,6981,555,928 Title II 20-XXX-XXX-XXX355,462301,670 Title III 20-XXX-XXX-XXX224,000201,600 I.D.E.A. Part B (Handicapped) 20-XXX-XXX-XXX1,607,8791,629,5621,466,606 Vocational Education 20-XXX-XXX-XXX117,318110,87499,787 Other Special Projects 20-XXX-XXX-XXX3,078,7632,915,276100,740 Total Federal Projects 8,029,5997,135,8723,726,331 Grant & Entitlements Cont to SBB 20-XXX-XXX-9301,729,465 TOTAL GRANTS AND ENTITLEMENTS 22,328,54925,185,72022,481,517 Total Expenditures 118,091,479119,063,090116,644,734 DEDUCT EXPENDITURES INCLUDED IN MULTIPLE FUNDS DUE TO TRANSFERS: 11-1XX ,210469,566 TOTAL EXPENDITURES NET OF TRANSFERS ,091,479118,786,880116,175,168


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