• What does GAB Budget allocation look like?

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    We recieve monies from seveeral sources:

    NC state funds ___%

    Federal dollars _____%

    County (Craven) ____%

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  • How can there be a budget shortfall when you have remodeling/rennovations at schools?

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    There is a separate pot of funds that cannot be used for general operating costs, but only for school rennovations called Capital Outlay.

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  • What is a school's operating budget?

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    The operating budget is the budget established for operation of the instructional programs and functions. The operating budget is usually represented based on a fiscal year, which is from July 1 through June 30. The school budget primarily supports salaries and benefits at approximately 82%. GAB Cabinet(School Improvement Team) with input from the staff and parent(s)  determine the programs, services, supported throughout the fiscal year based on the bottom line budget.

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  • How much money is allocated per student?

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    NC is spending $9,528 per student.

    North Carolina’s per pupil expenditure is all of the money the state spends on K-12 public schools divided by the number of students in the entire public school system. The number of students is based on those included in average daily membership (ADM) by the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).

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  • What is the student population?

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    243 this number does not include our prekindergarten program.

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  • What are some programs that the budget support?

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    Technology devices, software(Reading A-Z), class supplies/materials,professional development, Summer Prociency Camp, class libraries,

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  • Who is on the budget team and how is composed?

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    The responsibility for the selection of supplementary resources is delegated to the professional staff under the direction of the superintendent and will be made primarily at the school level with the involvement of a school media and technology advisory committee. The committee shall be appointed by the principal and will include teachers and instructional support personnel representing various subject areas and grade levels, parents, and, if on-staff in the school, the library media coordinator and the technology facilitator. Students also should be involved when feasible.

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  • Can you use money allocated from the state, federal of local to purchase playground equipments?

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    No, you can not use state or federal dollars to purchase playground equipment, the money is allocated for general operating expenses for classroom teachers  and must be used to ensure successful learners.

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