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Phase 1: School Year 17-18 Reductions 

Reducing costs now will lessen our need to use fund balance. Cost-cutting measures implemented this school year include:

 

Two fewer days of school this year

Unknown

Hiring restrictions for all staff not in schools

$2.5M

Reduction Savings

$2.5M

 

Phase 2: School Year 18-19 Recommended Reductions

Over the next three years:

 

Reduction in district cell phones

$0.3M

Bell-time (school start/end times) changes

$2.0M

Reduction in time allotment for school

$6.4M

Targeted class size changes

$4.8M

WMEP withdrawal

$0.3M

Reduction Savings

$13.8M

Phase 2: School Year 18-19 Additional Options to Explore

Over the next three years:

 

Increase class size target range by 1 student (in addition to previous increase)

$4.8M

Reduction of 6 staff duty days for all school-based and direct-service staff (based on contract)

$6.0M

Retain Title II revenue

$2.5M

Optional Reductions in Deficit for 2018-19

$13.3M

Total Potential Reduction in Deficit for 2018-19

$27.1 M*

* (Still need another $5.9 million to reach $33 million)

Phase 3: Comprehensive Districtwide Assessment for School Year 2019-2010

Community input in spring and fall on results of districtwide assessment of:

 

  • Programming

  • Transporation

  • Schools

  • Attendance Areas

  • Enrollment

 

Results to impact 2019-2020 school year