Finance

51 Finances
51 Independent School 51 has an annual budget of over $1 billion. This money is used for teacher and employee salaries, services for students, school and facility maintenance, and much more.
Tax & Budget Data
Business & Finance oversees a number of departments including accounting, accounts payable, budget, cash management, finance, child nutrition, payroll, purchasing, and special revenues.
Debt Management
The underlying long-term credit rating of the 51's debt has been maintained at 'AA+' by Fitch.
Business & Finance Services is responsible for the complex job of managing the 51's budget and investments. This division oversees a number of departments including accounting, accounts payable, budget, cash management, finance, child nutrition, payroll, purchasing, and special revenues. In addition to the day-to-day financial operations of one of the largest school districts in Texas, Business & Finance Services produces reports and other documentation, some of which are available on this site.

School Bonds: Building 51 Together

51 ISD Voters have passed $4.97 billion in Bond Construction Programs since 1995. NISD's first bond issue was held just a few months after the 51 was formed in 1949. In fact, every school in NISD has been funded by a bond issue. In addition to millions invested in additions totaling thousands more classrooms, infrastructure and technology upgrades, renovations at older schools, school buses, and land, School Bonds have built or are building.