Each year, Minneapolis Public Schools develops a budget. Our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. The budget for the following year is approved by our Board of Education typically at their June meeting.
You can learn more about how our budget is developed each year and where our budget comes from by watching a brief video we call Budget 101. (to be posted soon] [link to About/Budget]
This year, we are using a methodology we call Priority Based Budgeting to develop department budgets. You can learn more about Priority Based Budgeting here.
Each school is given a detailed budget allocation. Depending on the makeup of the school, allocations can look very different at schools with similar enrollments but different student bodies. You can learn more about school budgets here.