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.
Current Budget & Finance Documents
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Audited & Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports
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:
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 2016|
Austin ISD Statement of Net Position as reported in the CAFR
|Governmental Activities||Per Student|
|Charges for Services||$6,234,311||$75|
|Operating Grants & Contributions||$154,039,571||$1,850|
|Total Program Revenues||$160,273,882||$1,925|
|Less Chapter 41 Recapture Pass Through||-$266,073,630||-$3,195|
|State Aid - Formula||$22,888,895||$275|
|Total Business-type Activities||$810,130,589||$9,729|
|Instructional resources and media services||$12,266,216||$147|
|Curriculum and instructional staff development||$19,909,135||$239|
|Guidance, counseling, and evaluation services||$23,110,375||$278|
|Social work services||$5,091,628||$61|
|Student (pupil) transportation||$31,507,346||$378|
|Plant maintenance and operations||$73,162,057||$879|
|Security and monitoring services||$9,625,064||$116|
|Data processing services||$18,519,875||$222|
|Interest on long‐term debt||$31,280,410||$376|
|Payments related to shared services arrangements||$2,701,947||$32|
|Other intergovernmental charges||$5,721,415||$69|
|Depreciation – exclusive of functional amounts||$928,450||$11|
|Total Operating Governmental Expenditures||$877,926,321||$10,543|
|Contracted instructional services between schools (Chapter 41 Recapture)||-$266,073,631||-$3,195|
|Change in Net Position||$92,478,150||$1,111|
|Fiscal Year 2016 Budgeted|
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A budget serves as the financial plan for the district. It shows proposed spending and revenue in broad categories by fund and function.
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.
This page provides information related to the district’s participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS).
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.