Financial Reports

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) June 30, 2016


 Budget Reports



“The Olathe Board of Education and district leadership work very strategically to be efficient and effective in the expenditure of tax dollars to educate our community’s students. At this time of heightened economic challenges, it is more important than ever for our district to align our resources with the expectations for learning that are valued by our community. The Annual Budget Report provides excellent information about the Olathe Public Schools and our priorities for achieving student success. The District welcomes contact at any time regarding our financial efforts to educate our students.”

– Dr. Patricia All, Interim Superintendent

Dr. Patricia All

Dr. Patricia All

Form 151        Budget_Glance        Cash Balances

Graphic Financial Summary     Notice of Hearing (code 99)     Budget Profile

State Budget Document-Forms and Codes

Complete Annual Budget Documents

Click to download the 2016-17 Annual Budget PDF
For questions or information, please contact – John Hutchison, Chief Financial & Operations Officer


Olathe District Schools has been the recipient of the Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International since 1997. The Meritorious Budget Awards Program encourages and recognizes excellence in school system budgeting.


Annual Budget 2016-2017

Table of Contents

Introductory Section  
A Message from the Superintendent  
Executive Summary  
District Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Core Values  
IV. Budget Development, Goals and Process  
V. Budget Adoption, Implementation and Evaluation  
VI. Capital Expenditures, Goals and Process  
VII. Budget Development Goals and Process  
VIII. Budget Schedules  
IX. District Enrollment Trends  
X. Future Budget Assumptions and Forecasts  
XI. Historical Evaluation, Levies and Property Taxes  
XII. Bonds  
XIII. Financial Performance  
XIV. Performance Measures  
XV. Executive Summary  
XVI. A Message from the Board of Education  
XVII. District Services  
XVIII. Meritorious Budget Annual Certificate 2015-2016  
Organizational Section
I. District Map  
II. District Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Core Values  
III. District Goals and Objectives – Strategic Directions and Priority Goals  
IV. Classification of Revenue and Expenditures  
V. Summary of Significant Accounting Practices  
VI. District Annual Operating Budget Policies  
VII. District Fund Structure  
VIII. Basis of Budgeting Funds  
IX. Budget Administration and Management  
X. District Annual Operating Budget Policies  
XI. Budget Development Process  
XII. Budget Adoption, Implementation and Evaluation  
XIII. Capital Expenditure Process and Goals  
XIV. Budget Development Process and Goals  
Financial Section
I. Budget Schedules
II. Long Term Debt Obligations
III. Fund Balance Reserves
IV. Financial Performance
Informational Section
I. Future Budget Assumptions and Forecasts
II. District Enrollment Trends
III. Future Budget Assumptions and Forecasts
IV. Historical Valuations, Levies and Property Tax  
V. Personnel Resources  
VI. Bonds  
VII. Performance Measures  
VIII. Significant State Statutes Regarding School District Budgets  
VIX. Acronyms and Terms  
X. Glossary  

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Who to Contact

John Hutchison, CPA, SFO, Chief Financial & Operations Officer ~ (913) 780-8134
John Hutchison, CPA, began working for Olathe Public Schools in 2006.  He started with the District as Director of Business & Financial Services. In June of 2010, he was named Chief Financial Officer of the District. In this role, he serves as a member of the senior leadership team with administrative responsibilities over the Business & Financial Services, Employee Services and Food Services Departments.

Jean Katzer, Manager of Budgeting ~ (913) 780-8017
  • Provides day-to-day oversight of district budget
  • Assigns new account numbers
  • Manages budget allocations and assists with budget inquiries
  • Processes and compiles annual budget reports
  • Budget reporting to the state of Kansas
  • Oversight of state and federal audits