• Adopted Budget and Budget Elements

    Harris County Department of Education’s budget is an annually revised document that describes the financial performance and the detailed financial allocations made to maintain department operations for the proposed budget year.

    HCDE’s annual budget for the fiscal year 2020-2021 is $174,490,972.

FY 2020-2021 Budget

  • The budget reflects the allocation of revenues and expenditures to support the programs and services.FY 2020-2021 Board Budget Book

    Districts in Texas are required by law to prepare annually a budget for the General Fund, the Debt Service Fund, and the Food Service Program.  HCDE does not have a food service program. HCDE has a General Fund, Debt Service Fund, Special Revenue Funds, Capital Projects Fund, Internal Service Fund and Enterprise Fund. The following budget documents are the original budgets adopted by the Board of Trustees. The Business Office performs budget reviews during the year in which budget requirements are reevaluated and revisions are recommended to the Board. Budget amendments are presented each month for board approval.

    HCDE has participated in the Association of School Business Officials' Meritorious Budget Award for the last seven years in a row. 

    HCDE also participates in the Government Finance Officers Association's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award program. HCDE has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the past seven years.

    Check out the FY 2020-2021 HCDE Board Budget Book.

Additional Budget Documents and Archives