Budget Information

Budget Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Northshore School District No. 417, King and Snohomish Counties, Bothell, Washington, will hold, during the July 13, 2020 Board Meeting, a Public Hearing for the purpose of approving the 2020-2021 General Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Transportation Vehicle Fund, Debt Service Fund, and Associated Student Body Fund Budgets. Any person may appear and be heard for or against the budgets. This Public Hearing also serves to allow the public to be heard for or against the four-year budget plan. The board meeting will be held at 4:00 p.m. in the board room, G.E. Ricketts Auditorium, 3330 Monte Villa Parkway, Bothell, Washington 98021. Pending health and safety guidance, due to the COVID-19 situation, further updates regarding this meeting will be available on the Board Meeting Materials page.

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F195 - Official Budget Document

The F-195 is the official school district budget document and is filed with the Superintendent of Public Instruction.  Annually, a school district's budget must be approved by their Board of Directors by August 31. 

The fiscal year for school districts starts September 1 and goes through August 31.  The budget establishes maximum expenditure amounts for each fund and provides a means of measuring and guiding performance.  Northshore's budget is submitted to the school board at the first meeting in August.  After board approval, it is submitted to the Educational Service District (ESD).  Once approved at the ESD, it is forwarded to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for final approval.

Five Separate Funds

The Northshore School District budget is comprised of five separate funds - the General, Associated Student Body, Debt Service, Capital Projects and Transportation Vehicle Funds.