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Transparency grading process
San Antonio Public Schools is a public school district based in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Website Evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Texas school district websites

The good

  • Board of Trustees are listed with phone numbers. Email addresses are provided for some individual members but a general email address is given.[1]
  • Meeting dates, agendas, and minutes are posted.[2]
  • Budget, revenue and expenditure reports, and check registers are available.[3]
  • Administration contact information is provided. .[4]
  • Texas Public Information Act services are provided.[5]
  • Purchasing information and bid opportunities are posted.[6]
  • Employment opportunities, the hiring process, and employee pay scales are highlighted.[7]</ref>Pay scale</ref>
  • Background check policies are included in the employment process.[8]

The bad

  • Audit records are not posted online.
  • Administrative officials are not named and email addresses are missing
  • District accountability reports and performance reports are not posted.
  • Local tax information is not posted.
  • Vendor contracts are not available.

Superintendent Salary

According to records received through Texas Education Agency, San Antonio ISD Superintendent Robert James Duron earned a base pay of $266,494 in 2010/11.[9]

Budget

San Antonio Independent School District publishes its annual budget on its website.[10]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2013-2014 $352,501,502 49.5% $93,510,064 13.1% $204,367,025 28.7% $52,276,520 7.3% $8,795,937 1.2% $711,451,045
Averages: $352,501,502 50% $93,510,064 13% $204,367,025 29% $52,276,520 7% $8,795,937 1% $711,451,045

Lobbying

Main article: Texas government sector lobbying

The school district belongs to the Texas School Alliance and the Texas Association of School Administrators, both government sector lobbying associations.[11] [12] [13]

See also

External links

References

  1. Board of Trustees
  2. Meetings
  3. Budgets, Revenues, and Check Registers
  4. Administration
  5. Public Information
  6. Purchasing
  7. Employment
  8. Background Checks
  9. 2010-2011 Texas Superintendent Salaries
  10. San Antonio Independent School District, "SAISD Planning & Budget," Accessed November 29, 2013
  11. Texas School Alliance, 2007-2008 Directory
  12. TASA Executive Committee
  13. TASA Legislative Committee