Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

02/18/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 02/17/2020 19:43

February Community Budget Forums: planning for the 2020-2021 school year

'At the community budget forums, we will review the 2020-2021 (FY21) preliminary budget. Staff, parents, students and community members will have an opportunity to learn about our budget, provide input, and ask questions.' -Liz Hayes, Director of Finance, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Public involvement in the school district budget counts. District administration will meet with site councils and everyone interested in K-12 education to present the nearly $145 million preliminary budget for the school year beginning in August.

February Community Budget Forums begin at 6:00 PM
Site-Councils, together with everyone who is interested-parents, staff, students, business partners, community members, and elected officials-are invited to participate.

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020, Homer High School library
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Kenai Central High School library
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020*, Soldotna High School library, plus remote broadcast to Nanwalek and Tebughna schools
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020, Seward High School library

*Additional school locations receiving the remote broadcast on Thursday, February 20, 6:00 PM will be updated at

Planning for the 2020-2021school year, KPBSD projects a budget deficit of $2,255,900. The FY21 projected expenditure budget is $144,776,830. On March 2, 2020, the recommended budget for the 2020-2021school year will be on the KPBSD Board of Education agenda.