Superintendent’s Recommended Budget: FY 2013-14 Rockingham County Public Schools March 20, 2013
2013-14 RCPS Budget Timeline To Date Oct, 2012Budget process begun Jan 14, 2013Public hearing at BHS Jan 28, 2013Board reviewed all expenditure requests Feb 11, 2013Board reviewed state revenue Feb 25, 2013Budget priorities discussed Mar 11, 2013Budget update Mar 20, 2013Superintendent’s Recommended Budget Mar 25, 2013 Public Hearing at JFHMS Mar 27, 2013Anticipated Board action on budget
Expenditure Highlights 2% Average Salary Increase$1,600,000 for Employees Salary Correction$400,000
Expenditure Highlights (continued) Health Insurance$700,000 o October 1 annual renewal o Anticipated 5.8% Anthem Renewal increase o Both the employer and employee are expected to experience an increased cost next year.
Expenditure Highlights (continued) Instructional Needs$134,635 o Increased Summer School o 7 th grade career planning software o Anti-bullying materials o Technology resources for video streaming in the classroom
Expenditure Highlights (continued) Additional Needs o Parent Notification System (Safety) o Stipends for Content Coordinators (Curriculum Articulation)
Expenditure Highlights (continued) Increase Substitute Rates$215,000 by 15% o Teacher rate increase from $65 to $75 Substitute Calling System$15,000
Local Funding Recap Operating Fund$2,339,200 Textbook Fund$662,000 Total Request of Additional Funds$3,001,200
2013-14 RCPS Budget Process Timeline Continues March 25, 2013Second Public Hearing J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, 7:00 PM March 27, 2013Anticipated School Board Action on FY 2013-14 Budget School Board Office, 5:00 PM Information available: Superintendent’s Office Dr. Carol Fenn 564-3230
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