Business Services

The Business Service department is responsible for budgets, contracts, employee negotiations, financial forecasting and analysis, fiscal operations, food services, internal audits, purchasing, real property acquisition, and risk management.

Budgets and Financial Reports

Santa Barbara Unified School District’s Budget Department works to support the district’s daily instructional and non-instructional activities. This is achieved by:

  • preparing and monitoring the district’s budget;
  • ensuring accountability and compliance with district policies as well as state laws, federal laws and the requirements of other agencies, groups and individuals providing financial resources to support the district’s mission;
  • working in collaboration with district departments and sites to provide useful information and reports to assist in setting priorities, assist in decision making and strategic planning to optimize our students’ education experience;
  • working with external auditors to certify that our fiscal reports accurately represent our financial position.

Budgets and financial reports may be requested from the Business Office by contacting Angela Wells,

Web Posting Required for 2021-22 Education Protection Account
Web Posting Required for 2020-21 Education Protection Account
Web Posting Required for 2019-20 Education Protection Account
Web Posting Required for 2018-19 Education Protection Account

Board Policies/ Administrative Regulations/ Resolutions

Use the following as a guide through the above policy link:

Series 3000 Business and Non-Instructional Operations


Use to find the following forms: 

Requests for Proposals/Bids
Bus Pass Applications
Uncashed Checks