By John Lanier

Transylvania County School Budget Numbers Laid Out


Last updated 4/29/2019 at 4:06pm

The fiscal year 2020 budget request by the Transylvania County Board of Education totals $12,761,809 for the local current expense fund and $250,000 for child nutrition. This represents an increase of 4.78 percent over last year’s budget.

According to the budget documents, 59 percent of the increase is required to meet state mandates, 8 percent is for charter schools, 11 percent is for another English Language Learner (ELL) instructional position, and 22 percent is for supplement increases for school personnel.

The budget requests $343,588 for salary and benefit increases. Those increa...

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