Hi Susan, I have around 550 students, which makes 2.00 per adequate. What
happens is when you have fewer kids, like 250 as you do, you will have a hard
time getting the 2 dollars to work as you still have to buy , for example, two
boxes of pastellos per table and it can't really be divided per pupil- in my
Ask for more $$. 3.00/per should do it.
Susan Bass wrote:
> As part of my budget preparation, I am trying to determine comparable
> elementary art budgets. I teach K-5 part time and have 250 pupils. Each
> class meets for 45 minutes once a week. My current budget is $2.00 per
> student per year. I am finding it inadequate.
> I would appreciate hearing from others about their budgets, or being
> referred to resources which would offer recommended budgets.
> Thanks for your help.
> Susan Bass, Art Educator
> Sunapee Central Elementary School
> Sunapee, NH 03782