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USD Budget Spreadsheets

The USD Budget is available to Macintosh and Windows users as Excel files and Word documents. It serves to collect data from the Unified School Districts (USDs) for the Kansas State Board of Education.  

Budget Instructions (PDF) Includes: Form Descriptions; Collecting Budget Data; Calendar to Certify Budget (Notice of Hearing); Uploading budget files to KSDE

IMPORTANT - Read Before Downloading:
Instructions for Windows and Macintosh Users 
For questions regarding downloading, please contact Sara Barnes at 785-296-4972.

USD Budget Software (Excel Program) Zip file - 2021-2022 

Updated Sumexpen & Tools (Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 3:15 pm)

Issues Report for 2021-22 budget - open Issues Report to review budget software updates

Completing the USD Budget using Excel
Instruction Manual for USD Budget (download to print) (PDF)
USD Budget Software Enhancements (PDF)

Help With the Spreadsheets
Excel Help for PC (PDF)
Excel Help for Mac (PDF)

Common Questions on the Budget (PDF)
Email Questions to Staff about the USD Budget. Please include the computer platform and Excel version number in your message.

How to Finalize and Submit the Adopted Budget
Instructions to submit budget to KSDE and County (PDF)
Before Finalizing your Budget, review these suggestions to avoid errors (PDF)




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