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Understanding the Budget

Regional school district finance can be complicated - as such, we offer this information and material to help educate our families and community. If you have additional questions, please contact our Central Office at (508) 945-5130.

Questions and Answers on the FY2021 Regional School District Interim or 1/12th Budget Process - May 13, 2020

School Finance: Chapter 70 Program - DESE FY20 Chapter 70 Aid and Required Contribution Calculations

• FY20 Voted Budget Presentation with Annotation 3/25/19

• To read the FY20 Budget documents approved by the School Committee on 3/14/19:

FY20 School Committee Approved Budget 3/14/2019

FY20 School Committee Approved Assessment 3/14/2019

• To read the FY20 Draft Budget documents:

FY20 DRAFT Budget Presentation to School Committee 1/31/19

FY20 DRAFT Budget 1/31/19

FY20 DRAFT Budget 1/15/19

• To learn about the MRSD budget, be sure to attend or watch the biweekly School Committee meetings. Annual budget discussions begin in earnest each January, to allow time for adjustments prior to each town's Town Meeting in May. 

Click here for the School Committee video feed.

• To better understand Chapter 70 funding, enrollment, and other pertinent data, read the Superindent's budget presentation, which breaks down that information.

Click here for the FY19 budget presentation.

• Historical budget data for prior years is posted under the Budget section of our site.

Click here to access the Budget section.

See the link in the left-hand menu for helpful educational videos about regional school district funding.