Sac City Unified By the Numbers
Sac City Unified Doesn’t Have a Budget Problem, It Has a Priorities Problem.
70% of students are low-income, English language learners or foster youth.
10,000 students without a permanent teacher, every day.
3,000 students without even a substitute teacher, every day.
600 students have not received any live instruction this year due to staffing shortages, putting SCUSD in violation of AB 130.
$320 million in state and federal COVID funding.
$123 million in its unrestricted reserve fund, or 8.5 times higher than the state requires.
11/12 years of budget surpluses since 2012-13.
11.6% increase in the number of administrators since 2020-21.
50% higher pay for Superintendent Jorge Aguilar than Governor Newsom.
0% increase in pay for certificated staff for five years, demanded by SCUSD.
$10k per year cut in average educator’s take-home pay through increased health insurance costs, demanded by SCUSD.
18 complaints issued by the California Public Employment Relations Board against SCUSD for serial labor law violations.
“The American Rescue Plan gave schools money to hire teachers and help students make up for lost learning. I urge every parent to make sure your school does just that. They have the money.”
President Biden State of the Union March1, 2022
“ARP provides vital resources to hire additional educators and school staff and to improve compensation to recruit and retain educators and school staff.
US Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to school districts, December 16, 2021.
Every Sac City Student Deserves a Teacher in the Classroom.