- Texas Education Agency overview of school finance
- School district financial ratings
- Debt financing terms and definitions
- Open records requests
- Texas Comptroller
- Texas Retirement System
- TCAD Presentation
- District Financial Rating
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
The CAFR 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.
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.
FY2019-20 General Fund Expenditures
Recapture (Chapter 41) makes up 43 percent of the FY2019–20 expenses. This is a 3 percent decrease from FY2018-19. Instruction, Curriculum, & Staff Development increased 2% from prior year, with all the other functions remaining flat from prior year.
|Expenditure Categories||FY2019-20 Budget||% of Budget|
|Instruction, Curriculum, & Staff Development (GF)||$489,621,340||34%|
|School & Instructional Leadership (GF)||$67,257,603||5%|
|Student Support (GF)||$57,844,015||4%|
|Student Transportation (GF)||$32,465,867||2%|
|General Administration (GF)||$23,575,479||2%|
|Plant Maintenance, Security, Data & Operations (GF)||$123,268,648||9%|
|Community Services (GF)||$7,951,896||1%|
|Debt Services & Capital Outlay (GF & DS)||$475,265||0%|
|Payments to Intergovernmental Entities (GF)||$11,350,014||1%|
Breakdown of Staff Type, Student Enrollment & Staff to Student Ratios Over Five Years
Teachers and Auxiliary Staff make up a combined 75.8 percent of the staff at AISD. Central Administration continues to come in at the lowest staff count/percentage.
|Student/Total Staff Ratio||7.20||7.23||7.15||6.90||6.68|
- Teachers (Includes regular elementary, secondary, and special program teachers)
- Campus Administration (Includes principals, assistant principals, and academy directors)
- Central Administration (Includes superintendent, chiefs, associate/assistant superintendents, executive directors, and directors)
- Professional Support (Includes counselors, librarians, instructional/curriculum specialists, therapists, assistant directors, supervisors, coordinators, athletic trainers, etc.)
- Auxiliary Staff (Includes non classroom paraprofessional, bus drivers, hourly employees, and other)
- Educational Aides (Includes regular and special programs paraprofessionals working in classrooms to assist teachers)
FY2018 Austin ISD Statement of Net Position
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 SY2017–18 student enrollment of 81,346 as reported to the Texas Education Agency (TEA).
|Revenues and Expenses||Governmental Activities||Per Student|
|Charges for Services||$7,663,322||$94|
|Operating Grants & Contributions||$34,749,153||$427|
|Total Program Revenues||$42,412,475||$521|
|Less Chapter 41 Recapture Pass Through||-$540,290,792||-$6,642|
|Total Business-type Activities||$851,899,351||$10,473|
|Instructional resources and media services||$9,754,234||$120|
|Curriculum and instructional staff development||$14,174,773||$174|
|Guidance, counseling, and evaluation services||$22,117,430||$272|
|Social work services||$5,249,765||$65|
|Student (pupil) transportation||$36,416,529||$448|
|Plant maintenance and operations||$87,598,601||$1,077|
|Security and monitoring services||$11,269,310||$139|
|Data processing services||$36,787,650||$452|
|Interest on long-term debt||$33,154,337||$408|
|Payments related to shared services arrangements||$3,725,319||$46|
|Other intergovernmental charges||$6,493,648||$80|
|Depreciation - exclusive of functional amounts||$0||$0|
|Total Operating Governmental Expenditures||$767,366,183||$9,433|
|Contracted instructional services between schools (Chapter 41 Recapture)||-$540,290,792||-$6,642|
|Change in Net Position||$126,945,643||$1,561|
|Fiscal Year 2017 Budgeted full-time equivalent positions||11,381|