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Budget Preparations

Contact Information

School Apportionment

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

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

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 2021–22 2022–23 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

K–3 Class Size Compliance Q&A addresses some of the most common questions regarding K–3 class size compliance.

 


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

State Budget News & Information


2017–18 Budget Analysis & Worksheets


CEDARS Poverty Data


Substitute Senate Bill 5607 Analysis 

(2018–19 School Year Funding Formula Impacts)

For questions on these documents, please call T.J. Kelly at 360-725-3601 or Michelle Matakas at 360-725-6079 .


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information


2016–17 Budget Analysis & Worksheets


CEDARS Poverty Data

  • Final October 1, 2015 CEDARS Poverty Data (Updated April 12, 2016)
    This is October 1, 2015 CEDARS poverty data with changes made through March 31, 2016. There is no appeal process which allows changes to this final data, and further CEDARS data revisions are not considered.
  • Final K–3 High Poverty Class Size Eligibility List (April 4, 2016)
    This final list is based on CEDARS data from October 1, 2015 with changes made through March 31, 2016. There is no appeal process which allows changes to this final data, and further CEDARS data revisions are not considered.

Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information


2015–16 Budget Analysis & Worksheets


CEDARS Poverty Data


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding

State Budget News & Information


2014–15 Budget Analysis & Worksheets


Estimated Levy Authority & Local Effort Assistance (LEA)


Special Education Funding


K–1 High Poverty Compliance Documents for School Year 2014–15


Federal Funding


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