JTATA MYP Budget Narratives

JOSHUA TREE ARTS & TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY

BUDGET NARRATIVES

The a&ached budget and cash flow projec5ons are based on conserva5ve es5mates of the actual costs to implement Joshua Tree Academy of Arts and Technology (JTATA) as described in the charter pe55on. Assump5ons that are being used to create the analysis are based on JTATA’s salary schedule, vendor proposals and es5mates, and historical financial data from similarly sized schools that are currently in opera5on throughout San Bernardino County.

1. REVENUES a. Enrollment AssumpCons Enrollment is assumed to be as follows:

Grade Span

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

K-3

4-6

25

35

40

40

40

7-8

40

50

65

75

100

9-12

85

115

145

185

210

TOTAL

150

200

250

300

350

JTATA intends to enroll a student popula5on that is reflec5ve of the community. This budget thus includes conserva5ve projec5ons of unduplicated count (66%), Free (43%), Reduced (34%), and English Learner (10%) popula5ons.

b. Government Funding The Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), originally signed by the Governor in 2013, is in its third year of implementa5on. The LCFF calcula5on was based on FCMAT LCFF Calculator Version 16.2A and California Department of Educa5on’s LCFF transi5on calcula5on and base rate assump5on of Morongo Unified School District (2014-15, P-2). The LCFF Floor, Target, and En5tlement rates used for each year are as follows:

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