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Thomas B. Lockamy,Jr. Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

208 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600


Driving Directions:

208 Bull Street
(Admin. Offices)

2 Laura Avenue
(Board Meetings)

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A publication of the Savannah Chatham County Public School System's Budget Services Department, this information aims to help parents and the community understand the budget development process and other key financial issues. 

 

 FY17 BUDGET PRESENTATIONS:

Community Meeting Presentation

Please use the aqua colored survey link below to provide community input:

 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1H23xoClbxj4oCCah3QdbarpS6MvcCrsf1lA8do3B_8w/viewform

There are several quick links listed under the "Quick Links" menu on the right side of this page. The budget calendar gives a timeline of the budget process and dates of certain budget presentations, as well as dates school board approvals may be made. Please take the time to provide your feedback. Click the form button at the top of the page to begin.

FY2017 BUDGET PROCESS GENERAL GUIDELINES

Current revenues will be sufficient to support current expenditures. On-going operating expenditures will be funded with on-going revenue sources.

The budget process and format shall be school/department based and focused on goals and objectives.


The School system will maintain a budgeting control system to ensure continual compliance with the adopted budget.


The budget will provide adequate funds for maintenance of capital plant and equipment and funding for their orderly replacement.

 

BUDGET UPDATE 

The Savannah County School System is continuing the process of preparing the Fiscal Year 2017 budget. 

STATE BUDGET UPDATE 

On January 14, 2016 Governor Nathan Deal made recommendations for the 2017 budget. If approved, recommendations take effect upon the start of the fiscal year on July 1.

Governor Deal’s recommendations for K-12 public schools:

AMENDED FY 2016 BUDGET

·       $109 million for the mid-term adjustment to fund student enrollment growth in public K-12 schools and state charter schools

·       $20.2 million for the Move on When Ready initiative, which allows high school students to receive high school credit for postsecondary courses

 FY 2017 BUDGET

·      $300 million to reduce the austerity cut to $167 million. This money will allow school districts the flexibility to increase teacher salaries and to trim or do away with furlough days.

·       $141 million for enrollment growth and training & experience

·       $224 million in bonds for construction, renovation and equipment

·       $10 million in bonds for school buses

·       $2.8 million to support information technology applications of districts •

·       $503,108 for equalization to low property wealth districts

·       There are also additional funds for nurses and newly certified math and science teachers.

 

New Information on Tax Digest History: See blue link below

Tax Digest History 2011-2016 - SCCPSS.pdf

 

 

Quick Links:

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District Website

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The Basics of SCCPSS Finance

Upcoming Workshops: 

February 17, 2016 - SWMS

February 18, 2016 - Beach High School

February 22, 2016 - Godley Station

February 24, 2016 - Johnson High School