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Budget Preparations

Contact Information

360-725-6300
TTY:
360-664-3631

Detailed data and tools to begin budgeting for the next school year: Budget Driver (John Jenft) sheet, K-3 Class Size Compliance, CEDARS Poverty Percentage, LAP Calculator, Estimated Levy Authority and  Local Effort Assistance (LEA) and Special Education Percentages.

Yearly Budget Information

State Budget News & Information


2022–23 Budget Analysis & Worksheets

Inflation Rates as of March 2022

 
Consumer Price Index (CPI) Implicit Price Deflator (I.P.D.)
Applied to LEA per pupil inflators Applied to salary allocations, national board bonus and MSOC

2021–22

(2022 CY)

2022–23

(2023 CY)

2023–24

(2024 CY)

2024–25

(2025 CY)

2021–22 2022–23 2023–24 2024–25
4.7%* 5.0% 2.1% 2.2% 2.0% 5.5%** 2.0% 2.1%
  • *ESSB 5251 Levy CPI rate for 2022 CY is 5.2% with is the most recent 12 month period prior to 2022 CY as of Sept. 25: Aug. 20-Aug. 21 (Posted October 15, 2021)
  • **IPD is currently forcasted at 2.8% for this time period, but the budget funds 5.5% to catch up to IPD inflation since the 2017-18 school year.

CEDARS Poverty Data

  • FINAL Poverty Percentages for the 2022–23 School Year (Posted April 4, 2022) This file provides the poverty percentage for 2022-23 LAP funding. Also, it includes information on schools that are eligible for 2022-23 High Poverty LAP funding and for additional guidance counselors funding under Sec 504(2)(d)(ii)(B).

Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information


2021–22 Budget Analysis & Worksheets

Inflation Rates as of March 2021

Consumer Price Index (CPI) Implicit Price Deflator (I.P.D.)
Applied to LEA per pupil inflators Applied to salary allocations and National Board Bonus

2021–22

(2022 CY)

2022–23

(2023 CY)

2023–24

(2024 CY)

2024–25

(2025 CY)

2021–22 2022–23 2023–24 2024–25
2.2% 1.5% 1.6% 1.9% 2.0% 1.6% 1.7% 1.9%
  • ESSB 5251 Levy CPI rate for 2022 CY is 5.2% with is the most recent 12 month period prior to 2022 CY as of Sept. 25th: Aug. 20 - Aug. 21 (Posted October 15, 2021)

CEDARS Poverty Data


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information

  • State Basic Education Funding Overview - The following is a high level overview of the state budget with respect to basic education versus non-basic education funding sources. This document is for discussion purposes only, and is not intended to be legally binding.  If you have questions on any of the following categories or characterizations, please email T.J. Kelly, Chief Financial Officer or call at 360-725-6301 (Posted 5/4/2020)
  • End of Session Supplemental Budget Overview - ESSB 6168 as enacted 4/3/2020 (Posted April 8, 2020)
  • All Hold Harmless funds for 2019-20  list of districts receiving hold harmless for ESHB 2163, Transportation, and LEA for 2019-20 and estimated hold harmless for 2020-21 (Posted May 1, 2020)
  • K–3 Class Size Compliance Q&A addresses some of the most common questions regarding K–3 class size compliance.

2020–21 Budget Analysis & Worksheets

Inflation Rates as of February 2020

Consumer Price Index (CPI) Implicit Price Deflator (I.P.D.)
Applied to LEA & Levy per pupil inflators Applied to salary allocations and National Board Bonus
2020–21 (2020 CY) 2021–22 (2021 CY) 2022–23 (2022 CY) 2020–21 2021–22 2022–23
2.5% 1.6% 1.8% 1.6% 1.9% 2.0%

CEDARS Poverty Data


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information


2019–20 Budget Analysis & Worksheets


CEDARS Poverty Data


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information


2018-19 Budget Analysis & Worksheets


CEDARS Poverty Data


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding