Fiscal Year 2018 → Question 1
BUDGET PAGE REFERENCE: Chapter 1-3
Lunch hour aides monitor student activities and behavior on the playground and in the cafeteria during student lunch periods. Duties include:
While other staff members could provide the service of lunch hour aides, the lunch hour is the time when other staff members are provided their duty free lunch period and planning time. As a result, other staff cannot assume these responsibilities.
A request for staffing data from surrounding school systems was made and to date only Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) has provided information. According to the FCPS budget office, temporary part-time salaries funds are allocated to each elementary school for dining room assistants. The allocation formula used by FCPS provides the following:
The budget savings as a result of eliminating these positions, including employee benefits is $4,688,989.