Fiscal Year 2016 Operating Budget

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Read statements from Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill and Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers on Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett’s Recommended Operating Budget, released March 16.

Board of Education Adopts $2.39 Billion FY 2016 Operating Budget

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a $2.39 billion Operating Budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, which will allow the district to provide the same services to a growing number of students; manage increased operational costs; and meet salary and benefit obligations. The budget represents a 4.1 percent increase over the current year’s budget.


NEW—Fuller Report: MCPS Budget Has Significant Impact on County and State Economies

In a new study of the economic benefits of the proposed Fiscal Year 2016 Capital and Operating Budgets, noted economist Dr. Stephen Fuller concludes that the investments in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) would contribute more than $3 billion to the local economy and support more than 20,000 jobs in the state of Maryland and more than 9,200 jobs in Montgomery County.



Budget Documents

Approved FY 2016 Operating Budget Summary and Personnel Complement Adobe PDF icon square

Superintendent’s Recommended FY 2016 Program Budget Adobe PDF icon square

FY 2016 Operating Budget Question & Answers

Superintendent's FY 2016 Recommended Operating Budget

Budget in Brief of the Superintendent's FY 2016 Recommended Operating Budget Adobe PDF icon square

Dr. Starr's Presentation to the Board of Education Adobe PDF icon square

  • Charts Adobe PDF icon square: Growing Enrollment, Rising Poverty and Language Needs, Recommended FY 2016 Operating Budget: $2.4 billion, and FY 2016 Strategic Priority Enhancements

FY 2016 Operating Budget Timeline

  Board Adopts FY 2016 Operating Budget  
  Transmittal of FY 2016 Operating Budget Request to County Executive and County Council  
  County Council Public Hearings  

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