Budget/Annual Financial Reports
What is included in the Budget
For the 2021-2022 school year, General McLane adopted a general fund budget totaling $38,155,722. This budget includes costs to educate approximately 2,100 students in four schools.
Source of Funds
General McLane School District’s revenues come from various state, federal and local sources. About 54% of the revenue is from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth provides subsidies and grants for basic education, special education, health services and student transportation. The federal government provides about 2% of revenues in the form of Title I and Title II grants. Real estate and earned income taxes account for about 36% and 5% of revenues respectively.
Use of Funds
Employee Salaries and benefits constitute about 74% of expenses. The remaining 26% of expenses are purchases services, supplies & equipment, utilities and miscellaneous expenses.
(Same Expenses, Different Breakdown)
Per Student Expenditures
The statewide actual average instructional expense per student for 2015-16 was $9,755. The average for school districts in the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit #5 was $8,567 and for General McLane School District was $7,418.
General McLane’s administrative expense per student was lower than its peers in I.U#5 and the state as a whole.
School District Liability
Periodically, a student may be accidentally injured while riding the bus, attending school, or while involved in a school-sponsored event. General McLane School District does not carry medical insurance for such claims and is not responsible for the bills incurred. Therefore, bills that are incurred should be provided to your own medical insurance carrier or otherwise paid by you.