What is the total amount of funding being requested by the Superintendent?

The FY 2025 budget proposal totals $1.13 billion, representing an increase of $25 million, or 2.3% over FY 2024. The proposed budget includes making a request of the County for $47 million above Maintenance of Effort, using $10.2 million in anticipated available fund balance and making $46.6 million in budget cuts to existing non-mandated services, including a reduction of 347.85 existing positions. The total request from the County totals $761.6 million, a 5.6% increase over FY 2024.

The information contained in this answer relates to the Superintendent’s FY 2025 Proposed Operating Budget, which was published on Jan. 18, 2024. The information is subject to change with the initial Board of Education Adopted Operating Budget on Feb. 29, 2024, the County Council Adopted Budget in May 2024, and the final Board of Education Operating Budget on May 23, 2024. View the full FY 2025 Operating Budget timeline and versions of each budget as they become available.