Development and planning of the budget is a year-long undertake, consisting of a series of discussions and modifications. The budget approval process features three major milestones; the Superintendent's Presentation of the Proposed Budget, the Adoption of the Approved Budget, and the Adoption of the Final Budget.
The ACPS budget is funded in two parts; Combined Funds (CF) and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budgets.
The Combined Funds Budget: Consist of three seperate funds; Operating, Grant and Special Projects, and School Nutrition.
The Operating Budget: Approximately 88% of expenditures comprise of salaries and benefits with the remainder comprise of non-compensation costs.
The Capital Improvement Program Budget: Separate from the CF Budget, the CIP budget funds capital improvements and modernization projects.
Budget Priorities and Areas of Focus
The School Board Budget Priorities are aligned to the ACPS 2025 Strategic Plan Goals to helps guide decision making throughout the budget process. The Superintendent develops Focus Areas based on these School Board Budget Priorities.
The Alexandria City School Board will hold virtual public hearings on the FY 2022 Combined Funds and FY 2022-2031 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budgets during School Board Meetings at the below dates.
- October 01, 2020 at 4:00pm
- February 04, 2021 at 4:00pm (Combined Funds)
- May 20, 2021 at 4:00pm
For more information, please contact the Clerk of the Board at 703-619-8316 or by email at email@example.com.
Budget Documents, Videos, and Key Information
- View FY 2022 Budget Process Resolution & Rules of Engagement
- View FY 2022 Budget Calendar
- View Chart of Accounts Book Revised July 2020 (PDF)
- View FY 2022 Budget Planning Manual as of September 2020 (PDF)
Budget information for the City of Alexandria can be found on the City of Alexandria website.
- Watch Our Budget: Where the Money Goes
Watch FY 2022 Community Budget Forum
Director of Budget, Financial Systems, and Reporting
Assistant Director of Budget
Shelly S. Tsuda
Budget Management Analyst
Business Data Analyst
Capital Program Analyst
Financial Systems and Reporting
Business Systems Analyst
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