One of the biggest and costliest functions of government is educating our youth. The Everett School District expects to spend $194 million this year to pay for everything from teacher salaries to bus service. This year, the district expects to spend more than the revenue its receives by a couple of million dollars but will make up that shortfall by dipping into reserves saved from last year. Here’s a breakdown of the money.
Everett Public Schools general fund, 2012-13
Projected revenue: $192,064,818
|State special purpose||$25,505,249||13.3%|
|Federal special purpose||$12,989,260||6.8%|
|Federal general purpose||$130,000||0.1%|
Projected expenditures: $194,168,834
|Career and technical education||$7,846,641||4.0%|
|Federal special education||$3,984,920||2.1%|
|Supplies and materials||$9,211,050||4.7%|
|Teaching and support||$141,910,543||73.1%|
|Other support activites*||$30,529,965||15.7%|
* Other support activities include food services, pupil transportation, maintenance, grounds, utilities, security, insurance and information systems.
Estimated enrollment: 18,658
Per-pupil cost: $10,406
SOURCE: Everett Public Schools