Budget and Financial Reports

The Budget and Financial reporting of the District is a collaborative effort between the Superintendents' Office and the Fiscal Services Department.  The work performed is essential in maintaining the fiscal solvency of the District.  Annual budget and expenditure activities are managed via continuous dialogue with other departments and school sites.  This section provides a comprehensive overview of our budgetary allocations and financial performance. 

Annual Budget / Financial Cycle

Annual Budget

Budget 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 also be requested from the Business Office by contacting Allison Fore, afore@sbunified.org.

Education Protection Account

The Education Protection Account (EPA) provides local educational agencies (LEAs) with general purpose state aid funding pursuant to Section 36 of Article XIII of the California Constitution. The EPA funding is a component of an LEA's total Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) entitlement as calculated in the Principal Apportionment.

Web Posting Required for 2023-24 Education Protection Account

Web Posting Required for 2022-23 Education Protection Account

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