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Operating Budget

FY18 Operating Budget

Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Approved Budget

The Howard County Board of Education adopted its Operating Budget for the 2017–2018 school year (FY2018) on May 25, 2017. The budget totals $819.1 million, or approximately $2.9 million above Maintenance of Effort, which is the minimum level of funding required by state law. The budget represents $572.9 million in county funding, $238.6 million from the state, and $7.6 million from federal and other sources.

FY 2018 Approved Operating Budget
Published: June 2017. 604 pages. 37 MB | Budget Detail

Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Approved Budget

Board of Education FY17 Operating Budget

On May 31, 2016, the Howard County Board of Education approved an Operating Budget Request for the 2016–2017 school year (FY17) totaling $808,387,856. The amount approved represents a decrease of $48 million from the Board of Education’s budget request.

FY 2017 Approved Operating Budget
Published: September 2016. 604 pages. 40 MB | Budget Detail

Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Requests

Superintendent’s FY17 Operating Budget Request

FY 2017 Superintendent’s Proposed Operating Budget
Published: January 2016. 606 pages. 42 MB | Proposed Operating Budget Detail

Zero-Based Budgeting

HCPSS has used zero-based budgeting to prepare budget proposals, beginning with the fiscal year 2015 budget. Learn more about the zero-based budgeting process.