Proposed Final Budget

The Board of School Directors of the Allegheny Valley School District approved the 2021-2022 Proposed Final Budget on May 18, 2021. The budget is available for public inspection on the District web site, and is expected to be presented for adoption as a Final Budget at the school board meeting to be held at 7:00 p.m. on June 22, 2021. The budget may be amended before or after final adoption. If an individual is unable to access the 2021-2022 Proposed Final Budget on the District web site, a printed copy may be obtained by contacting the Dr. Hamsini Rajgopal, Business Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Proposed Final revenue and Expenditure Budget for the 2021-2022 school year approved at the May 18th School Board Meeting in the amount of $22,873,065. The Budget represents a decrease of 1% less than the 2020-2021 Budget of $23,102,978 (excluding a budgeted transfer of $3,500,000 to capital reserve). Local revenue for this Proposed Final Budget will be provided by a real estate tax of 20.8377 mills, one half of 1% earned income tax, one-half of 1% real estate transfer tax and one-half of $10 occupation privilege tax.


• The major revenue driver for the District is the Real Estate Tax Assessments, and local revenues account for 69% of total revenues.
• The other two major revenues - State (27%) and Federal (3%) subsidies - reflect balance of income for the District.  The budget will be balanced with $300,000 from from the Fund Balance.


• The 2021-22 General Fund Expenditure Budget total is $22,873,065.  This total is a decrease in Expenditures of $229,913 from the prior year.
• The instructional budget represents approximately half of all costs to the District.
• Increases in the budget can be attributed to costs of: retirement, salaries, special education, tuition, transportation, and debt service.

Overall, the Budget continues to reflect the volatility and uncertainties of District revenues with the impact of COVID-19 on the economy.

Please see attached documents:

2021-2022 Approved Proposed Budget

Approved Proposed Budget certification  


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