Mayfield Jr./Sr. High School

Jon Peterson


27 School Street

Mayfield, NY 12117



Jr/Sr High School



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Latest Budget & Finance News

Developing the annual school budget proposal is a year-round process that involves the Mayfield Board of Education and district and school leaders. On the third Tuesday of each May, that process culminates when residents go to the polls to vote on a school budget proposal for the following year and to elect Board of Education members. Visit this Web page throughout the school year for updates on the annual school budget development process.

2015-16 Budget Development

2015-16 School Budget to be put before voters on May 19

April 29, 2015  Residents will be asked to vote on the 2015-16 Mayfield School District Budget on Tuesday, May 19. A detailed copy of the budget booklet is available here (pdf document)and will be availabe at each building's main office and the district office by May 4.


A four-page newsletter highlighting budget information will be mailed to each district resident and is also available for review here (pdf document).


Mayfield BOE items up for discussion

March 11, 2015 The Mayfield Central School District Board of Education will hold it's regular meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 17. Items up for discussion include the following documents (PDFs):
1. Update on statewide budget development

2. Forecast of revenues and expenditures for 2015-16 at Mayfield CSD

First 2015-16 Board budget workshop was held on Feb. 24

Mayfield School District’s Board of Education held their first 2015-16 Budget Workshop during Tuesday's regular meeting. An overview of the budget process and a summary of feedback received thus far was presented. The following items are available for public review by clicking the link:

Updated Budget Development Timetable

Policy 6000 Fiscal Management Goals

Policy 6112 Determining Budget Prioritie

Policy 6114 Board Requests for Data and Reports

Report on Average Class Sizes at Mayfield CSD

Report on Governor’s Proposed State Budget Plan

Report on School Bus Fleet

Interim Superintendent’s Forecast of GEA Legislative Relief

Report on Faculty-Staff Team Recommendations for Additional Expenditures

Proposed Budget Parameters for Continued Development of an Expenditures Plan

Report on 2015 Tax Levy Cap Formula and Figures for Mayfield CSD


First draft of 2015-16 budget parameters to be presented to the Board Feb. 24

February 10, 2015 Interim Superintendent will present his forecasted budget parameters to the Board of Education on Feb. 24 to the Board of Education. If approved by the Board, those parameters would be used by the district office to construct a detailed line-item preliminary first draft 2015-2016 school year expenditures plan for Board examination and discussion March 2015. View the Budget Parameters infographic here.

Preliminary discussions for the 2015-16 Budget have begun

Jan. 21, 2015 Preliminary discussions have begun for the development of the 2015-16 Budget. An infographic depicting the major factors that will influence next year's budget can be viewed here. A staffing benchmark was presented to the Board on Jan. 20, comparing MCS staffing with the statewide average. View the report here.

Budget Benchmarking Report

Dec. 15, 2014 Mayfield CSD compared its 2014-2015 voter-approved budget with the 2014-2015 budgets of the six New York State public school districts with enrollment most close to our 2014-2015 school year official enrollment of  918 students. This benchmarking study focused on sixteen [16] key categories of school district expenditure. A snapshot summary of that budget benchmarking report is available. View it here


Feasibility Report on Leadership at Mayfield CSD

Dec. 15, 2014 The school district and the Board of Education face choices this budget season ahead regarding teacher team leadership, financial management and support operations supervision at Mayfield CSD. A feasibility study outlining emerging issues for the budget development season ahead, and proposed approaches for Mayfield CSD were provided in a December 2014 feasibility report available.  View it here


Mayfield Board of Education approved 2015-16 Budget Development Timeline

Nov. 18, 2014  The MCS Board approved the budget development timeline during the regular meeting on Nov. 18, 2014.  View it here


Mayfield residents approved 2014-15 budget Tuesday, May 20

May 21, 2014  Residents of the Mayfield Central School District approved a $17,424,260 school budget for 2014-15 that provides additional resources for students while staying within the state’s tax levy limit. To learn more about the budget read the budget newsletter


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Upcoming Events

Tues, Jul 18

Special Board of Education meeting; Executive Session 7 p.m., Elementary Library

Tues, Aug 21

Board of Education meeting; 7 p.m., Elementary Library

Mon, Sept 3

Labor Day; Schools closed

Tues, Sept 4

Superintendent Conference Day; All Faculty and Staff Report; 8 a.m.

Wed, Sept 5

First day of classes for all students