Fall Update to the 2018/2019 Budget delivered to Board of Trustees

During the Nov. 27 Board of Trustees meeting, Lethbridge School District No. 51 Trustees received the Fall Update to the 2018/2019 Budget.

Enrolment figures have climbed 228 to 11,502 total students, for an increase of 2.02 per cent.

This has brought revenues to $134.92 million, which represents a 4.95 per cent increase over 2017/2018.

Expenditures are pegged at $134.92 million. Of that figure, 83 per cent is spent on instructional services for students. A total of 76 per cent of the budget is spent on staffing. The District is employing a total of 629 full-time equivalent teachers for the current school year (an increase of 28.3 FTE) and 520 FTE support staff (an increase of 5.7 FTE).

The budget update can be found on the District website here: BUDGET.

Date posted: Dec. 3, 2018