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Budget Preparation - State Submissions

The following table lists the Illinois State Reporting - Budget Preparation reports:



Submission Date(s)


Budget Form

The School District Budget Form (ISBE 50-36) is a standardized document designed to meet the budgetary requirements established under provisions of Section 17-1 of the Illinois School Code (105 ILCS 5/17-1)
The annual budget is adopted by all public elementary, secondary, and unit school districts. It includes all funds that set the plan for accomplishing the local school board's financial goals when taken as a whole. All budgets must be entered (and adopted) on the budget form spreadsheet prepared and provided by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

  • Deadline to adopt the joint agreement budget -September 1

  • Deadline to adopt the school district budget -September 30

  • Deadline to submit the electronic budget to ISBE – October 31

  • Deadline for posting the budget on the district's website – Immediately after adoption

  • Deadline for amending the budget – June 30

  • Deadline for submitting the amended budget – June 30

Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)

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