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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 2016
Austin ISD Statement of Net Position as reported in the CAFR
Governmental ActivitiesPer Student
Program Revenues:  
    Charges for Services$6,234,311$75
    Operating Grants & Contributions$154,039,571$1,850
Total Program Revenues$160,273,882 $1,925
General Revenues:  
    Property Taxes$1,033,691,125$12,414
    Less Chapter 41 Recapture Pass Through-$266,073,630-$3,195
    State Aid - Formula$22,888,895$275
    Investment Earnings$2,121,188$25
Total Business-type Activities$810,130,589 $9,729
Total Revenues$970,404,471$11,654
Governmental Activities:  
    Instructional resources and media services$12,266,216$147
    Curriculum and instructional staff development$19,909,135$239
     Instructional leadership$13,194,751$158
      School leadership$48,755,251$586
    Guidance, counseling, and evaluation services$23,110,375$278
    Social work services$5,091,628$61
    Health services$6,942,633$83
    Student (pupil) transportation$31,507,346$378
    Food services$39,032,345$469
    Curricular/extracurricular activities$16,651,563$200
    General administration$16,813,369$202
    Plant maintenance and operations$73,162,057$879
    Security and monitoring services$9,625,064$116
    Data processing services$18,519,875$222
    Community services$15,746,363$189
    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
Other Information:  
Fiscal Year 2016 Budgeted
full-time equivalent positions



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