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School District of Philadelphia Budget and Finance

School District of Philadelphia Budget and Finance

Welcome to the School District of Philadelphia's Budget website.  This page is intended to provide staff, District families, and the community with information related to the District's budget -- its revenues and expenditures -- including how resources are allocated to schools.  Information on this site will be updated to reflect the upcoming Fiscal Year every March to support the District's and school budget processes.  For historical information, please use the link to the left and select the fiscal year that is of interest.

 

Fiscal Year 2015-16

 

Five Year Financial Plan  

  • Five Year Financial Plan (FYFP)

A budget forecast tool that provides a forward looking view of the Districts revenues and expenditures and enhances the District's ability to invest strategically in practices that have proven to improve student achievement while also providing greater transparency.  The District's five year financial plan is updated the Fall of each fiscal year.

  • Five Year Financial Plan Presentation

A summary of the key findings from its FYFP analysis

Budget Overview  

The District's official statement of the District's anticipated revenues and expenditures

A summary of the District's financial outlook and Lump Sum Statement

A copy of the District's Budget Hearing on Reinvesting in Schools: Chester Arthur Elementary and Carver High School of Engineering and Science

A copy of the District's official presentation in front of City Council

A copy of the District's budget adoption resolution

A copy of the District's capital budget adoption resolution

A copy of the District's Intermediate Unit budget adoption resolution

A copy of the District's Intermediate Unit budget adoption resolution

A summary of the key budget highlights for the fiscal year

A detailed representation of the Districts revenues and expenditures  

A detailed review of Title I allocations by school between the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years

A high level summary of the District’s budget 

School Budgets

Documents

An overview and detailed description of how resources are determined and allocated to schools

A summary of individual school budgets

Individual school budget reports and funding sources

  • School Budget Presentation

An overview of the school budget process for principals

Community Meetings

City of Philadelphia School Funding Proposal

Developed by the City of Philadelphia, this website provides information about the impact of the proposed property tax on individual households. To access this website, click here.

Presentations 

Survey 

  • To provide feedback on how the District should invest the $264.7 million of new recurring resources proposed by Governor Wolf and Mayor Nutter, please click here

    Other Budget Documents

    A listing of District vendors and services. Note: As the District is participating in the Open Data Initiative, clicking on this link with lead the user to an external website where all the data are stored.

    A listing of District contracts and costs.  Note: As the District is participating in the Open Data Initiative, clicking on this link with lead the user to an external website where all the data are stored.   

    Policy Governing District Budget Timeline

    The Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, Article XII, Chapter 3, sections 12-302 through 12-306 governs the District's budget timeline  

    Independent Registered Municipal Advisor (IRMA) Notice

     

    To submit comments or suggestions regarding possible cost saving / revenue gathering ideas, click here

    For any questions regarding the budget, please email budget@philasd.org.