Every year, the superintendent works with the school board to develop a budget for the entire Hamilton County school system. This budget funds the operational side of the school system, including salaries for teachers, support staff, and central office and also the capital side of the school system, including buildings and maintenance.
This series will keep you informed about the development of the 2019-2020 budget both for Hamilton County generally and for the schools.
The budget for our schools starts with the Superintendent and the School Board and then moves to the County Commission and the County Mayor. Here is an overview of the process for the school budget:
Superintendent Dr. Johnson is expected to announce his 2019-2020 budget shortly. We’ll keep you informed of next steps as they happen!