FY 2019 Voter Brochure:  This short brochure discusses new ballot language, voting dates and locations, the budget, tax rates and school system accomplishments. It will be mailed to registered voters.  See Three Years Prior Summaries for more current tax rate estimates. Click Here to View the Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions FY ’19 BudgetThese are Frequently Asked Questions about the finances of Rutland City Schools and education finance in Vermont from the Rutland City School Board. This piece generally explains how education taxes work and discusses common questions people have. If you would like additional information, please call the school district offices at 786-1998. We will be pleased to answer any questions.

FY 2019 Rutland City Schools Budget This is a copy of the detailed FY 2019 budget to be voted on March 6, 2018.

FY19 Budget Account Key This is a key to account codes that make the budget document more understandable.  The account number format is based on legal requirements by the US  Department of Education and Vermont Agency of Education.

Three Years’ Prior Summaries  and FY ’19 Projected Tax Rates for Rutland City. — This is a summary of the past three years’ budgets provided by the state. They also contain a projected tax rate based on our budget. The legislature is considering new proposals that would change education taxation.  As of the writing, there is no new approved methodology.

Comparative Data for Cost Effectiveness This information is prepared by the State and designed to compare the cost-competitiveness of schools that are comparable in size.  It does not include technical centers, such as Stafford.  As of this writing, the state has not provided these data.

State Data about Admin Costs This page is from the state’s computation of each supervisory union’s central administrative costs and school building administrative costs as a percentage of their total budgets.  Rutland City Schools have the third lowest cost of all 62 supervisory unions for our central administration.   Our school building administrative costs are 11th lowest.