The Business Services office of San Rafael City Schools is committed to serving the local community with the highest standards of fiscal responsibility. Our staff is responsible for both districts' budgets, purchasing, facilities, maintenance and operations.
Budget Update and Preliminary Budget Assumptions 13.14
Powerpoint report presented at the May 20, 2013 Board meeting.
Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Information
AB 97, signed by Governor Brown on July 1, 2013, established the Local Control Funding Formula, or LCFF. The formula does not replace Proposition 98—the initiative passed by voters that requires a minimum percentage of the state budget be spent on education—and leaves a specific list of categorical funds intact.
Based on the new funding formula, K-12 schools will receive a base amount of funding for every student they serve. Schools who serve a significant population of English learners, students from low-income families, and foster youth will receive additional funds.
In order to successfully implement these changes, SRCS will ensure that all members of our community are informed about the intent and the requirements of the law. Specifically, we want to make sure that our communities understand: