PSD superintendent, cabinet pay raises under scrutiny in school consolidation discussions

While pay for its top executives is only a small fraction of Poudre School District’s annual budget of nearly $500 million, the percent increases Superintendent Brian Kingsley and his cabinet received for the 2023-24 school year are raising eyebrows as the district discusses school consolidations and closings to address expected budget cuts connected to declining enrollment.

Kingsley received a $43,000 raise from the Poudre School District Board of Education from what he earned in 2022-23, increasing his annual salary to $273,000, according to a widely circulated spreadsheet produced through available public records and shared by multiple people with the Coloradoan. That’s an 18.7% increase, significantly higher than the average 10.28% pay increases received by teachers and other school employees.

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