2013 Budget Rating Simulator is available for downloading. This is not an update, but a completely new version of the simulator program. All expenditure data is entered at full value (not 50% as in recent years)
Click here to download the new Simulator (NOTE: Currently Requires Microsoft Office 2007 or newer)
Click here for operating instructions and notes
There are several important notes in using the Simulator to predict budget ratings for next year.
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1. Update students transported from the September, 2012 student count.
2. Update the number of buses you are operating for 91 days or more.
3. Update Expenditures based on your estimates for 2012-2013 as follows:
And, to put everything back in "2011-2012" dollars:
Deduct the amount that you received for legislative increases this year: (line 10 on your November 9, 2012 transportation funding sheet.)
Deduct the amount that you receive in 2013 for early college/biodiesel/Contingency
should be directed to DPI Transportation Services at (919) 807-3570