Budget Process


  • Preparation of budget worksheets and information


  • Enrollment Projections
  • Revenue Limit and Revenue Projections
  • Business Office review of current budget and adjustments
  • Budget meetings with budget managers
  • Budget worksheets distributed to staff
  • Budget worksheets and summaries returned to Business Office
  • Business Office budget preparation, review and adjustments


  • Business Office budget preparation, review and adjustments
  • First budget draft to Finance and Facilities Committee
  • First budget draft to Board of Education


  • Publish budget, budget hearing and annual meeting


  • 3rd Friday Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Membership Count
  • Business Office budget review and adjustments


  • Final Budget approval and Tax Levy Certification

Staff Budget Resources:

Staff Budget Memo

General Budget Information

Supply and Equipment Account Object Codes

Van and Bus Cost Information

Staff Budget Request Excel Budget Worksheet

Staff Requisition for Purchase Order Excel Form (and Alternate Budget Request Form)

School Specialty General Supply Requisition Excel Worksheet (Please obtain through your building secretary)

Skyward Budget Entry Directions for Building Secretaries and Administrators

Skyward Budget Excel Import File Template for Building Secretaries and Administrators

Staff is encouraged to review procedures for student field trips and employee registrations for workshops.