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FY 2018-2019 Budget Breakdown

Throughout the budget development season, anyone interested in the status of the VBCPS budget can visit this page to get the latest updates as well as any needed reference materials. To read the 2018-2019 School Board Proposed Operating Budget, click on the thumb nail image below.

Budget Breakdown
Estimate Of Needs

Budget Breakdown
Operating Budget


Pie Chart

Total Budget

Virginia Beach City Public Schools’ Total Budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, including local, state, federal, other and one-time funds is roughly $860.8 million. The breakdown of sources of this funding is seen below: Budget Breakdown

Operating Budget

Budget Breakdown

87.7 percent of the Total Budget is the School Operating Budget (categorical grants and other funds make up the rest). The School Operating Budget covers five categories – note that the primary focus of the School Operating Budget is instruction, which receives 75.7 percent of operating funds.

84 percent of the School Operating Budget pays for personnel’s salaries and benefits. The remaining 16 percent must cover the division’s costs, including fuel for buses, utilities, instructional supplies and maintenance of facilities.