Budget FAQs

The Monroe County School Boards Association has developed the following frequently asked questions, or FAQs, related to school district budgets and the financial impact of the pandemic. The information applies to districts across Monroe County, and is provided below for your convenience.

What has been the financial impact of the pandemic?

Monroe County School Boards Association FAQs


Equalization rates

What are equalization rates?
The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance created a fact sheet in 2017 that offers an overview of what these rates are, why they are necessary, and more.

The NYS fact sheet may be found at this link.

A brief video tutorial, explaining equalization rates is also available.




Impact of enrollment


How are the SCSD enrollment reports used, and why is this important for budget development?