Finance & Operations
2013/2014 Budget Committee: Thank you to community members and staff who have joined the 2013/14 Budget Committee. Our next meeting is April 9th, and we will present our recommendations to the Board at their April 11th meeting. Remember too that the Superintendent's Parent/Community Forum is also on April 9th - West Hills STEM Academy at 6:00 p.m.
The 2012/13 budget was adopted by the Board on Thursday, August 16. For further information, go to www.boarddocs.com
or you can view the Budget Booklet here.
The Finance and Operations Department provides fiscal management, business, and operational support to the Bremerton School District. Our office develops the District’s budget and other essential financial documents and services, including: payroll, purchasing, warehouse/delivery services, child nutrition services, transportation, maintenance of facilities and grounds, capital construction, risk management, print operations, safety and emergency preparedness.
We are fiscally responsible and will continue to use our available resources to support and enhance student achievement.
District Financial Information
The State of Washington is the main source of funds for public schools, contributing approximately 64% of the cost of education. To make up the difference, schools obtain needed funds through local levies and federal grants. In Bremerton, local funding accounts for 24%, and Federal programs 12% of the total district budget.
The educational program of the Bremerton School District is budgeted at $10,648 for each full-time student. These funds are allocated from the state, Federal programs, and levy funds. Additional financial information can be obtained from the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at www.k12.wa.us/safs
For more information, please contact Bremerton School District Finance and Operations at 473-1031.