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2020-2021 BUDGET

At the June 9, 2020 Board meeting, Trustees formally approved the 2020-2021 Budget. This budget is based on the Government of Alberta’s new funding model, which uses a weighted moving average. The change means school divisions now receive provincial funding based on their average student enrolment over three years, instead of based on an annual student enrolment number.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Our total Division budget for 2020-21 is approximately $1.19 billion.
  • Total projected student enrolment for 2020-21 is estimated at 107,140 students—this is an increase of 2,422 students or 2.3 per cent from September 2019.
  • Under the Government of Alberta’s new funding model, we are projecting that provincial funding for 2020-21 will be based on 104,936 students.

AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Review the 2018-19 Audited Financial Statements.

PAST YEARS BUDGETS, PLANS AND RESULTS

Find previous years' budgets, plans and results:

MORE ABOUT PLANS, BUDGETS AND RESULTS REVIEWS

Plans

Each school and central department develop a plan that aligns with District plans and strategies. School plans include initiatives that address the Division’s priorities in support of student learning. Central department plans include initiatives that address the Division’s priorities through the support they provide to schools. For more information, please contact your school principal or a department administrator.

Budgets

We prepare a budget and submit it to Alberta Education each spring for the upcoming school year. In the fall, we submit an updated budget that reflects September 30 enrolment counts. Each school and central department prepares a revised budget to reflect current staffing, they way they plan to use any surplus funds carried over from the last school year, and other assumptions made in the spring budget. 

Results Reviews

Results reviews highlight achievement results, the implications of those results for the next school year and a financial summary of each school or central department as of August 31. These documents are part of the Division's obligation to publicly report on the successes and challenges we face when providing quality education for students, our use of public funds and our schools’ and central departments’ yearly achievement results.

The Division is responsible for interpreting and reporting results to parents, students, Alberta Education and the public and using the results to improve the quality and effectiveness of programming. For more information please contact your school principal or a department administrator.