See the link( FY09 School Budgets Look-up) to find your school's budget allocations for this year (FY09). You will need to put your school's borough letter followed by the school number to access the information. It will have information comparing last years budget (FY 08) with this year's (FY 09). It will also have the Contract for Excellence Funds your school received from the State.
Ask your principal to see the school budget spending breakdown, that will show how the school is allocating the funds. Most of the funds will be for salaries (public information),OTPS (Other than Personnel), per session activities and other mandated(Federal,State) and discretionary categories.