NTPS Budget

Budget Process Timeline

  • January / February

    • Enrollment Projections - how many students are enrolled at NTPS?
    • Legislative Session begins - we watch this closely as they make decisions that affect our funding.

    March / April

    • Analyze Certified staffing with principals & directors - teacher staffing needs
    • Analyze Classified staffing with principals & directors - other staffing needs
    • Analyze Department budgets - initial projected budget amounts given to departments

    May / June

    • Once all departments and schools communicate staffing needs, we send this total personnel budget to Human Resources.
    • All departments and schools send us their final budgets based upon amounts given in March/April.
    • Finalize fee schedule (lunches and other fees) and send schedule to Board.

    July / August

    • Budgets from all departments and schools, including staffing, are compiled and sent as a draft to the Board.
    • The Board reviews the draft, and a presentation of the draft budget is held in July.
    • In August, the Board holds a public hearing and adoption of the budget.

    September / December

    • Current year budget monitoring through monthly reporting to the Board of Directors.
    • Current year budget monitoring by principals and directors.

Budget FAQ

  • Q: How do the different budget funds work in NTPS?