The budget of Graham Independent School District is developed based upon needs and goals set by the Key Players in the District. Each Spring, Campus Leaders and Program Directors work with the Key Players on their team to develop budget requests based upon needs, using surveys and discussions. Budget proposals are presented to the CFO for review prior to recommendation to Superintendent and Board of Trustees.
Key Steps in the Budget Process are: Calendar development and approval; Delivery of relevant cost data to campus and department administrator; Campus needs assessment process and consideration of the Site Based Decision Team and District Improvement Team; Setting of campus and district goals; Pupil Refined Averaged Daily Attendance projections; Salary information in regard to market surveys; Projections of tax levy and other revenues; State Property Values; Board input, deliberation and decision making.
Adopted Budget 2017-18