Financial Transparency

 

In accordance with Arizona revised statutes §41-725 which requires us to provide financial transparency, and in keeping with the district’s policy of full disclosure, we are providing information to our community for their review.

The Lake Havasu Unified School District is committed to providing a clear view of how the taxpayer’s dollars are spent. We invite you to review the information provided regarding the district’s expenditures, budgets, financial reports, and other pertinent information.

Understanding Classroom Spending in Arizona

SALARY TRANSPARENCY (Fiscal Year 2023)

Average Teacher Salaries
(A.R.S. §15-903.E, amended by Laws 2018, Ch. 285, §10)

Average teacher salary is calculated on base salary only... does not include stipends, classroom site funds, benefits, etc.

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2023 (budget year)

$46,704

Average salary of all teachers employed in FY 2023 (prior year)

$43,649

Increase in average teacher salary from the prior year

$3,055

Percentage increase

7%

STAFFING TRANSPARENCY (Fiscal Year 2023)

Proposed Ratios for Special Education
(A.R.S. §§15-903.E.1 and 15-764.A.5)
Teacher - Pupil
1 to 24
Staff - Pupil
1 to 9
Estimated FTE Certified Employees
(A.R.S. §15-903.E.2)
Prior FY
325.08
Budget FY
325

HOW ARE DISTRICT DOLLARS SPENT?

Auditor General Report - Fiscal Year 2021

Classroom Spending

Instruction
57%
Student support
6.3%
Instruction support
5.2%

Non-classroom Spending

Administration
13.1%
Plant Operations
12.9%
Food Service 
2.5%
Transportation
3%