Financial transparency

We encourage our community to take an active role in government; knowing how your tax dollars are used helps you make informed decisions as voters and citizens. With this in mind, our goal is to share financial information in a user-friendly and understandable format.

Financial summary

Revenues and expenditures for most recently completed fiscal year

Summary of revenues and expenditures and related impact on fund balance for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
ItemTotal AmountAmount Per Student
Fund Balance September 1 (Beginning)$402,364,426$7,125
Local and intermediate revenue sources (including property taxes)$270,778,520$4,795
State program revenues$309,782,176$5,486
Federal program revenues$67,513,974$1,196

Total revenues

$648,074,670$11,476

Total expenditures

$764,524,346$13,538

Excess (Deficiency) of Revenues Over (Under) Expenditures

-$116,449,676-$2,062

Total other financing sources

$90,632,647$1,605
Net change in fund balance-$25,817,029 
Fund Balance August 31 (Ending)$376,547,397$6,668

Staffing for most recently completed fiscal year

Student and Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) staffing counts for 2017-18
Fiscal YearStudentsTeaching FTEOther FTETotal FTE
2017-1856,4713,6443,5677,211

Financial data trends over a five-year period

Bar chart showing Total governmental funds spent per student by fiscal year for 2013-14 through 2017-18

 Figure 1: Total governmental funds spent per student by fiscal year for 2013-14 through 2017-18 - See text description of the graph

Bar chart showing Property Tax Rates per $100 Valuation Fiscal Years 2012-2018

Figure 2: Property Tax Rates per $100 Valuation Fiscal Years 2012-2018-see text description of the graph

Financial reports

Contact information

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Public information requests

Citizens may request to review or obtain public information (including mailing lists of student names) by contacting informationrequest@garlandisd.net with a detailed description of the requested information. There may be costs associated with the requests.