Foundation Aid Information

Inspiring Today.  Empowering Tomorrow. 


Vision: Educating Modern thinkers who create, care, solve, and discover

Mission: Engaging all students in learning experiences that inspire lifelong learning and empower each for their future

Core Values: 


NYSED foundation aid INCREASE

The Hamburg Central School District's 2023-24 New York State Foundation Amount is $2,615,868.  This amount increased more than 10%.  Increases that exceed 10% require that the District establish a plan for use of the additional funds.  These funds may be used to address student performance including but not limited to five specific categories as stated in the New York State Education Department memo below.  

Information for School Districts on State Foundation Aid Plan Budget Language 

The 2021-22 enacted state budget included language stating that, for the 2021-22, 2022- 23 and 2023-24 school years, each school district receiving a foundation aid increase of more than ten percent or $10,000,000 must post to the district website prior to July 1 of each school year a plan by school year of how the funds will be used to address student performance and need, including but not limited to:

The budget language states that, prior to posting such plan, each school district must seek public comment from parents, teachers and other stakeholders on the plan and take such comments into account in the development of the plan.

2023-2024 SED Foundation Aid Increase Survey - submitted to NYSED on 6/27/2023