TDSB Trustees Approve the 2021-22 Operating Budget

Below post is a copy of a media release from

Toronto District School Board, Trustees approved the 2021-22 Operating Budget (page 51). To support the safe and effective return to school in September, the $3.49B budget includes additional investments in the following areas: staffing supports; mental health and special education; student transportation health and safety; school operations and ventilation; and, re-engaging students and reading assessment supports.

Quick Facts:

  • Section 231 of the Education Act requires school boards to pass a balanced operating budget each year.
  • At the Board meeting on April 21, 2021, Trustees approved the 2021-22 Strategic Budget Drivers that helped guide the budget development process.
  • Staffing costs, learning materials and classroom equipment make up 76% of the TDSB’s projected expenses for the 2021-22 school year. Approximately 10% of the projected expenses relate to school operations, including caretaking, utilities, and school site maintenance costs. Please see the 2021-22 Operating Budget (page 51) Board report for more information.