2020-21 Budget Masthead  

Adopted Budget


    2020-21 Adopted Budget
    A presentation of the Superintendent's proposed 2020-2021 budget.  Adopted May 7, 2020 by the Board of Education.


Draft Budget

  • Final Board Memo Regarding the 2020-21 RCSD Budget
    This Memo from Finance Committee Chair Commissioner LeBron calls attention to the District’s obstacles during the current budget year, documents the collective points of agreements between the Commissioners, and highlights the areas of concern as pointed out by the students, parents, staff, and community members in their various addresses to the Board.

    2020-21 Proposed Budget Summary
    This summary details the updated District-wide revenue, expenditure, and position summaries for the proposed 2020-21 Budget.

    2020-21 Budget Summary of Changes from Original Draft Budget
    This document provides a narrative of the changes made in the draft budget since it was first presented.

    Revised Presentation 5.6.20
    Deputy Superintendent Lynda Quick delivered a revised budget presentation to the Board of Education.  As presented on May 6, 2020.
    Deputy Superintendent Lynda Quick delivered a revised budget presentation to the Board of Education.  As presented on May 5, 2020.
    Revised Presentation
    Deputy Superintendent Lynda Quick and Chief Finanicial Officer Robert Franklin deliver a revised budget presentation to the Board of Education.  This reflects changes requested by the Board of Education.  As presented on April 28, 2020.
    Superintendent's Revised Presentation
    Terry J. Dade's revised presentation of the draft budget proposal to the Board of Education.  This reflects changes to the draft budget as a result of the Enacted NYS Budget in April 2020.  As presented on April 14, 2020.
    The District Administration's first proposed budget and district profile for the next school year, presented to the Board of Education on March 26, 2020. This PDF is interactive. 
    2020-21 Budget Supplemental
    This document provides supplemental information referenced within the full District budget book.
    Terry J. Dade's presentation of the draft budget proposal to the Rochester Board of Education.  As presented on March 26, 2020.

Planning Process

  • Big Five 2020 Annual Legislative Conference
    Presented by Superintendent Terry Dade in Albany.  Presented February 25, 2020.  

    Budget Training Session
    Presented by Commissioner Beatriz LeBron and Chief Financial Officer Robert Franklin at East High School.  Presented February 20, 2020.  

    Testimony to State Legislature
    Presented by Superintendent Terry Dade before the New York Senate Finance Committee, Assembly Ways and Means Committee, Senate Education Committee, and Assembly Education Committee.  Presented February 11, 2020. 

    2020 - 21 Budget Information Guide
    This document provides a summary and overview of each section of the District's budget book. 

Budget Meetings and Engagements

  • Following the recommendation of the Monroe County Health Department, all Budget Meetings and engagements will be closed for public attendance until further notice. 
    In an effort to ensure transparency and open communication, all Board of Education Meetings will be available via the RCSD’s Facebook, YouTube, and the District’s website at www.rcsdk12.org/rcsdtv. Public comment is welcome for special and regular Board meetings via email at BoardOfEducation@RCSDK12.org. For more information, contact (585) 262-8525.
  • Thursday, February 20 at 6:00 p.m.
    Budget Town Hall hosted by the Board of Education and the Office of Parent Engagement
    East High School, 1801 E. Main Street, 14609

    Tuesday, April 14 at 5:30 p.m.
    Public Budget Hearing Webinar (Followed by Finance COW at 6:00pm)

    Thursday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m.
    Superintendent Nelms Presents 2020-21 East EPO Proposed Budget to Board of Education
    Central Office, 131 W. Broad Street, 14614

    Thursday, March 26 at 5:30 p.m.
    Superintendent Dade Presents 2020-21 RCSD Proposed Budget to Board of Education

    Thursday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m.
    Budget Town Webinar presenting an overview and understanding of the District’s 2020-21 Proposed Budget (followed by the East EPO Business Meeting at 6:00pm)

    Thursday, April 16 at 5:30 p.m.
    1st Budget Deliberation Session

  • Friday, April 24 at 12:00 p.m.
    Joint Meeting of the Finance Committee and City Council

    Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m.
    Special Budget Update Meeting

    Thursday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m.
    Finance Committee Meeting of the Whole

    Tuesday, May 5 at 3:30 p.m.
    Second Budget Deliberation

    Wednesday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m.
    Special Meeting: Budget Work Session

    Thursday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m.
    Special Board Meeting for Budget Adoption

    Wednesday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m.
    Joint Budget Hearing with City Council (date set by City)

    Tuesday, June 16
    City Council Budget Approval (date set by City)