Financial Health

Transforming our budget to focus on what education should be.

Hopkins Public Schools is in its second year of a two-year process to right-size our General Fund budget and transform into a system that operates in complete alignment with the strategies, programs, and approaches that will produce the best outcomes for students.

We are looking holistically at our budget to better understand how programs or departments could or should intersect with one another. Our system was originally built in silos to support an industrial economy. It will take time and tenacity to break down these silos and rebuild an interdisciplinary system that fully aligns to the values of Vision 2031. While these budget reductions are a challenging reality, we also see opportunities to connect programs, innovate, and stay true to our vision.

It is our fiscal responsibility to look ahead more than one year and work collaboratively with all of you to determine our budget path for the 21-22 school year. We will be in touch with you about that soon. Please keep checking this page for updates on our process and opportunities to get involved. 

Group of elementary students walking into school wearing backpacks.