FY22 Budget Overview
The fiscal year 2022 Knox County Schools proposed budget was approved by the Board of Education on April 28, 2021 and Knox County Commission on May 24, 2021.
The FY 2022 budget of $542,000,000 reflects an increase of $38.2mm from last year's adopted budget. The proposed budget restarts initiatives and projects paused due to the COVD-19 pandemic. Additional funding through the CARES and ESSER Acts will allow us to continue an online option for our students as well as significant investments in devices and textbook materials.
FY22 Community Budget Meeting - April 15, 2021
The FY22 budget must be approved by Knox County Commission.
The Knox County Board of Education is responsible for developing a balanced budget and for determining how funds within the budget are to be utilized to meet the Board of Education's goals. The Board has no power to change funding sources or amounts.
Knox County Commission determines the final funding amount for the Knox County Board of Education as part of the overall Knox County budget but does not determine how the funds will be utilized. Knox County Commission has the power to change funding sources or amounts.