2019-20 Budget  

Adopted Budget

Planning Process

  • Budget Input Sessions
    The Rochester City School District is hearing from members of the public about its budget process for the 2019-2020 school year.  Chief Financial Officer Everton Sewell and other members of the District's administration delivered a budget presentation to members of the public on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Doctor Freddie Thomas campus on Scio Street and at John Walton School No. 16 on Post Avenue. 

    Testimony to State Legislature
    Presented by Chief Financial Officer Everton Sewell on behalf of Interim Superintendent Dan Lowengard before the New York Senate Finance Committee, Assembly Ways and Means Committee, Senate Education Committee, and Assembly Education Committee. Presented February 6, 2019.
    This document provides a summary and overview of each section of the District's budget book. 
    Este doumento ofrece un resumen y descripción general de cada sección del libro de presupuesto del Distrito.

    Investing in Student and School Success
    Presented by Elizabeth Mascitti-Miller, Deputy Superintendent of Administration and Everton Sewell, Chief Finanicial Officer.  Presented December 13, 2018.

Budget Meetings and Engagements

    Saturday, February 9
    (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
    Town Hall Budget Meeting
    Dr. Freddie Thomas Campus
    625 Scio Street
    Thursday, April 4 (5:30 p.m.)
    First Budget Deliberation Session
    Saturday, February 9
    (2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
    Town Hall Budget Meeting
    John Walton Spencer School No. 16
    321 Post Avenue
    Thursday, April 11 (5:30 p.m.)
    Second Public Budget Hearing
    Monday, February 11 (TBD)
    Budget Town Hall Hosted by PAC
    Conference Room 1E-134

    Tuesday, April 16 (5:30 p.m.)
    Second Budget Deliberation Session

    Tuesday, February 12 (5:00 p.m.)
    Budget Town Hall
    Hosted by Bilingual Education Council
    Gantt Recreational Center
    700 North Street
    Tuesday, April 23 (5:30 p.m.) 
    Third Budget Deliberation Session
    Tuesday, March 19 (5:30 p.m.)
    Presentation of Draft 2019-20 Budget by Superintendents
    Central Office 3A/B
    Tuesday, May 7 (5:30 p.m.)
    Special Board Meeting for Budget Adoption

    Saturday, March 23 (8:30 a.m.)
    Review of 2019-20 Draft Budget Book
    Central Office 3A

    Wednesday, June 12

    3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., RCSD/ City Council Budget Hearing
    5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Joint Budget Hearing with City Council
    City Council Chambers, Room 302-A, City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614

    Tuesday, April 2 (5:30 p.m.)
    First Public Budget Hearing

    Tuesday, June 18 (7:30 p.m.)

    City Council Formal Budget Approval 
    City Council Chambers, Room 302-A, City Hall, 30 Church Street, Rochester, NY 14614