The Business Services Department provides professional services that support the school district’s educational and operational goals while being responsible for the overall fiscal management of the district. This includes Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Budget, Annual Audit, Payroll & Benefits, and Student Accounting.
HOW DOES SCHOOL FUNDING WORK?
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: SCHOOL FUNDING AND BUDGETING
We encourage our school staff and community to learn more about school finance. Please view the "School Funding and Budgeting" presentation below. Contact Amy Hafemann, Finance Director, or Superintendent Matt Helgerson with questions. We are happy to provide insight on what can be a complicated subject.
General Fund Expenditures by Program Code
This document details the different categories in educating a student as regulated by MDE. Current ISD717 staff is noted in each category. Unless noted, these come out of the general fund.