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As part of AISD's efforts to increase the level of transparency and community engagement in the budgeting process, the District is committed to providing essential financial information and data on District revenues, expenditures, tax rates, cost drivers and comparative data with other school districts so that the public has the information it needs to actively participate in the process.

The budget and finance departments are responsible for preparing financial reports that promote transparency and accountability. The following financial documents are available for your review:

Financial Summary:

The following summary data is from the government-wide Statement of Activities in the district's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The government-wide Statement of Activities reports the results of the of the district’s operations on an accrual basis of accounting. Revenues are recognized when earned and expenses are recognized at the time the liability is incurred. The per student figures are based on Austin ISD’s SY2015-2016 student enrollment of 83,270 as reported to the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Fiscal Year 2017
Austin ISD Statement of Net Position as reported in the CAFR
Governmental ActivitiesPer Student
Program Revenues:  
    Charges for Services$7,195,255$87
    Operating Grants & Contributions$185,027,689$2.236
Total Program Revenues$192,222,944 $2.322
General Revenues:  
    Property Taxes$1,177,126,888$14,222
    Less Chapter 41 Recapture Pass Through‐$403,324,244-$4,873
    State Aid - Formula$38,476,338$465
    Investment Earnings$4,340,517$52
Total Business-type Activities$868,180,003 $10,490
Total Revenues$1,060,402,947$12,812
Governmental Activities:  
    Instructional resources and media services$13,978,586$169
    Curriculum and instructional staff development$25,583,565$309
     Instructional leadership$19,967,255$241
      School leadership$60,095,536$726
    Guidance, counseling, and evaluation services$27,597,988$333
    Social work services$6,215,399$75
    Health services$6,360,045$77
    Student (pupil) transportation$36,684,114$443
    Food services$50,311,169$608
    Curricular/extracurricular activities$17,578,420$212
    General administration$28,641,855$346
    Plant maintenance and operations$94,163,292$1,138
    Security and monitoring services$11,402,189$138
    Data processing services$22,056,414$266
    Community services$20,684,519$250
    Interest on long‐term debt$44,731,170$540
    Payments related to shared services arrangements$2,582,967$31
    Other intergovernmental charges$5,976,970$72
    Depreciation – exclusive of functional amounts$1,355,706$16
Total Operating Governmental Expenditures$1,014,666,178$12,259
   Contracted instructional services between schools (Chapter 41 Recapture)‐$403,324,244-$4,873
Change in Net Position$45,736,769$553
Other Information:  
Fiscal Year 2017 Budgeted
full-time equivalent positions

2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report


Excludes Recapture


Excludes Recapture



A budget serves as the financial plan for the district. It shows proposed spending and revenue in broad categories by fund and function. 

Check Register
A check register is a listing of all payments incurred by the district.  The check register includes the check date, payee, type of expenditure and check amount. Additional check registers for prior years, may be found by scrolling down to the bottom of the budget web page.

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
This report provides a quantitative look at the operating success, financial health, and compliance of the government report units. It includes a balance sheet, a statement of changes in financial position, a statement of revenues and expense, and a comparison of budgeted to actual expenses and revenues.

Pension Information
This page provides information related to the district’s participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS).

Debt Information
Summary information about outstanding debt including debt obligations, descriptions, dates issued, total amounts and maturity dates. This page also includes ratings, the commercial paper program and the district’s debt policy.

Texas Transparency Organization
Link to the Texas Comptroller’s website about transparency in government, including local debt.

Board of Trustees Contact Information
Superintendent Contact Information