Where money comes from to pay for Hudson City Schools
|Revenue Source||2019-20||2020-21 Proposed||Change ($)||Change (%)|
|Projected State Aid||23,975,020||24,052,213||77,193||0.32%|
|Remimbursements & Misc.||1,240,000||1,109,000||-131,000||-10.56%|
|Rents, Tuition, PILOTS**||305,000||280,000||-25,000||-8.2%|
*Excluding $500,000 Assigned Fund balance
**Payments in lieu of taxes
How money is spent at Hudson City Schools
|Expense Category||2019-20||2020-21 Proposed||Change ($)||Change (%)|
*This is due to increased transportation needs for students placed out-of-district
By law, school districts must divide their budget into three components—program, administrative and capital—and compare them to amounts from the previous year. Hudson City School District’s three-part budget breaks down as follows:
|% of total||72.20%||74.05%|
Program costs include the salaries and benefits of all teachers and staff delivering pupil services (including library, guidance, health, social work, speech therapy and athletics); also textbooks, instructional materials, equipment, extracurricular student activities, BOCES program costs, and transportation costs.
|% of total||8.74%||8.66%|
Administrative costs include the salaries and benefits of administrators, supervisors and administrative clerical staff; public information and printing; insurance costs; legal and auditing expenses; and Board of Education expenses.
|% of total||19.06%||17.29%|
Capital costs include the salaries and benefits of maintenance and custodial staff; plus debt service, tax certiorari and court-ordered costs, operation and maintenance costs, and utilities.
- Classroom Instruction & Support Services = 71 cents
- School & Central Administration = 10 cents
- Buildings & Grounds = 9 cents
- Transportation = 7 cents
- Debt Service = 2 cents
- Extracurricular & Interscholastic Athletics = 1 cent