Mansfield ISD Magazine Fall 2018 | Page 6

MANSFIELD ISD SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES BALANCED 2018-19 BUDGET T he Mansfield ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved the district’s budget for the 2018-19 school year. decreases state funding as local property taxes increase,” said School Board President Karen Marcucci. The balanced budget includes a 1 percent midpoint increase of employee pay grades and a 1 percent raise at that new midpoint for teachers, administrators, professionals, paraprofessionals, technology, police and auxiliary staff. The 2018-19 general operating budget totals $293.4 million. Debt service is $57.3 million. The budget for student nutrition, which is not funded through local tax dollars, was also approved for $16.8 million with no increase in student meal prices. Staff exceeding the maximum pay grade range will receive no less than 50 percent of the raise. A stipend adjustment was also passed. In addition, measures to enhance the district’s safety were included in the budget, such as more police officers, video intercoms at campuses and additional security cameras. “Mansfield ISD thrives to be fiscally responsible with taxpayer dollars, even while operating under a complicated school finance system that The tax rate remained the same at $1.04 for maintenance and operations and 50 cents for debt service, which totals $1.54. TAKE THAT REPORT CARD FROM “OKAY” TO “OUTSTANDING” SAVE 50 * $ Make your next report card the best yet! Huntington has helped students K-12 improve their grades, academic skills, and confidence since 1977. THE HUNTINGTON ADVANTAGE • Thorough academic evaluations • Proven programs tailored to each student’s needs • Individualized instruction from highly qualified teachers $ 50 OFF TUTORING Reading - Writing - Math - Study Skills Spelling - Vocabulary - Phonics WHEN YOU CALL BEFORE 12/31/18* Personalized Attention. Proven Results. “The academic skills and education he has received could not have been better, but, more importantly, the increase in self-reliance, attitude, happiness and self-worth simply cannot be measured or accurately described in words” – Mary J. Algebra - Geometry - Trigonometry - Pre-Calculus Calculus - Earth Science - Biology - Chemistry - Physics TEST PREP SAT - PSAT/NMSQT - ACT - Advanced Placement (AP) State Tests - HSPT - ISEE - SSAT Mansfield 1219 East Debbie Lane, Suite 111, Mansfield, TX 76063 817-539-0332 1.800.CAN.LEARN ©2015 Huntington Mark, LLC. Independently Owned and Operated. SAT and Advanced Placement (AP) are registered trademarks of the College Board. PSAT/NMSQT is a registered trademark of the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. None of these entities were involved in the production of, and do not endorse the program.* Offer valid for Academic Evaluation or Tuition, new students only. Not valid with any other offer. HLC1849.1 3 M A NSFIELD ISD.O RG