Presentation on theme: "ELKIN CITY SCHOOLS 2012-2013 Proposed Budget. “Embrace the Challenge!” What lies behind us and what lies before us are small compared to what lies within."— Presentation transcript:
ELKIN CITY SCHOOLS Proposed Budget
“Embrace the Challenge!” What lies behind us and what lies before us are small compared to what lies within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson
Highest Graduation Rate in North Carolina Top Ten School Districts 91.7 % Highest Graduation Rate by school size
Additional Parking-Phase II/III
Conversion of Oil Heat to Natural Gas
The Board of County Commissioners support of QSCB projects: Handicap access (EES/EHS) $181,000
The Board of County Commissioners support of QSCB projects: Elkin Elementary roof $202,694
Business Advisory / Special Events
Elkin Shooting Sports
Lowe’s Matching Grant $20, Matching grant To renovate the court at EHS gym during the summer of (Match provided by Elkin Athletic Boosters.)
92 EHS Seniors SCC 42 UNC CH 6 NCSU 5 ASU 2 ECU 2 UNC Charlotte 4 UNC Pembroke 1 Wingate 1 Catawba 1 NC A&T 1 NC Central 1 Military 4 Work 8 Seniors
Anti-bullying Campaign $ donation Disney Corporation Developed under the direction of Ms. S. Prim EHS) through the Digital Communications class at Elkin High School. Presented to students at EES EMS
Major Capital Projects - future Gymnasium Renovation / Addition Elkin Middle School
Local Funding Requests $1125 per student
Projected Budget Issues 1.19% increase in Retirement Match (14.31%) 5.0% increase in Hospitalization Decrease Supplemental Tax funds in Elkin of $70, Loss of $274, Federal Edujobs Funding Projection for Discretionary Reduction…. ($405,587.00) increase of $60, increase utilities………$24,
Capital Outlay Funding Request $100 per student 940 students…….
Special Requests Technology Net Book Carts at a cost of $111, Elkin High School Gymnasium renovation, at a cost of $1,500, Elkin Middle School and Administrative Office Roof replacement at a cost of $157, Replacement of Dixon Auditorium Air Handlers at a cost of $91, Elkin Elementary School replacement equipment for the cafeteria, dishwasher and steamer at a cost of $77, Lighting replacement at a cost of $162,943.
Netbook Carts Mobile Students stay in classrooms Cost vs 1-1 Laptop initiative Used in classroom environment Easy access to larger number of students Possible mouse issues Easy for partial class use No cables Wireless or Wired Infrastruture True Curriculum Integration Elkin Middle School was a Model School for the NC Dept. of Public Instruction during the Spring Field Test for 7 th Graders to monitor the use of Netbooks for state testing Year 4 5 Year Strategic Plan for Technology
“Embrace the Challenge!” “What lies within us? The importance to priortize education, because we know our future attends school each day!"
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What this means for North Carolina State Public Schools