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NPS Press Release - Norfolk School Board Approves $462.8 Million Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
March 19, 2021 

Norfolk School Board Approves $462.8 Million Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022

NORFOLK, VA – In a meeting held Wednesday, March 17, 2021, the Norfolk School Board approved a $462.8 million operating budget for Norfolk Public Schools for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. The proposed budget contains substantive recommendations to provide students and schools with additional support and includes $50 million of Coronavirus Relief funds approved by Congress in December.  

Below is a summary of the operating budget by major fund:  

  General Fund (funded largely by city and state resources) 

  $ 349.3 million 

  School Nutrition Fund (school breakfast and lunch programs)

22.0 million  

  Grants and Special Projects Fund (largely federal and state grants)

 39.8 million

  Federal Coronavirus Relief and Response Supplement (grant)  

50.4 million 

  Textbook Fund (local and state funds) 

                  1.3 million 

  Total Operating Budget   

$462.8 million 

With the School Board’s approval of the Superintendent’s proposed budget, it will be sent to City Council for consideration in May. For more details on the approved budget, an overview is posted on the on the school division’s website here: npsk12.com/Page/14972

                                               

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