A Private School Experience in a Public School Setting

Meetings for Development of 2024-2025 Budget

All budget meetings are open to the public.
The majority of the meetings will take place in the Board of Education Conference Room at Center School.

October Preliminary data gathering and projections.
Enrollment projections and staffing proposals are prepared.
Committees and administrators work to identify needs and major drivers that will impact the budget.
November 1
6:00 pm
Special Board of Education Meeting with Boards of Selectmen and Finance, School Administration and Parent Leadership.
Review and discuss needs and drivers as prepared by administrators and committees.
November 1
7:00 pm
Regular Board of Education Meeting
November-December Administrators prepare budget according to parameters set forth by the Board of Education. Budgets are reviewed with the superintendent.
January 3
6:30 pm
Regular Board of Education Meeting
January 10
6:30 pm
Special Board of Education Meeting
Workshop 1: Elementary, Middle, High School and Curriculum Budget Presentations.
January 17
6:30 pm
Special Board of Education Meeting
Workshop 2: Special Education, Facilities, Technology, Operations and Central Services Presentations.
January 24
6:30 pm
Special Board of Education Meeting (meeting if needed)
Board reviews budget as it will be presented at budget forum.
February 7
6:30 pm
Budget Forum
February 7
7:00 pm
Regular Board of Education Meeting
Budget adoption by  Board of Education.
February Communication Committee prepares budget edition of Focus on Education.
February-March Central Office prepares budget books.
March-April Presentation of budgets to Boards of Finance (both communities).
Mailing of special edition of Focus on Education.
Presentation of budget to community groups.
April 1
6:30 pm
District Budget Hearing
April Reminder Post Cards to Vote
May 6
6:30 pm
District Budget Meeting
May 7 Anticipated Date for Budget Referendum Vote