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Where your money goes

Each year Paden PTA raises funds to support a variety of educational and community building activities.

For the 2018-2019 school year, we raised just over $61,000****!

pie chart income 2018-2019

With these funds we were able to support the following programs!

pie chart expenses 2018-2019

* Other income sources include passive fundraising (such as Amazon Smile and Box Tops), interest, Alameda Theater Movie Sales, etc
** Other expense categories include 5th grade promotion expenses, Field Day, Health Office expenses, First Day Coffee and Doughnuts, Ice Cream Social, Multicultural Night, Learning Center Grant, Library Grant, Principal Staff Appreciation expenses, Recess Equipment, School Smarts support, and Snacks for kids during standardized tests.
*** Administration costs include third party merchant fees (PayPal, Stripe), Copying and Printing (including check printing), Insurance, Postage and PTA accounting software annual renewal license

**** Categories that break even (ie income is roughly equal to expenses) were not included in the charts above - Book Fair and Paden Wear. The media center receives book and supply credit from Scholastic and Follett based on sales. We continue to offer Paden Wear at close to cost for community building and school spirit!

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