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The Charter Schools Finance area is responsible for the training of charter school financial personnel and review of their certified audits, monthly expenditure data and electronically distributed related reports.


Charter School Finance Guide
This guide contains information designed to familiarize personnel at Charter Schools with the financial services offered by the Division of School Business and the reporting requirements of the Division and related forms.
(pdf, 355kb)   LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 15, 2015

Charter School Financial Performance Framework and Guidance
(pdf, 722kb)   POSTED 12/15/14

Charter Schools ADM Projection System (CSADM)
All charter schools are required to utilize the online CSADM Projection System to request budgeted Average Daily Membership (ADM) for the next fiscal year, 2015-2016.
The CSADM system is critical to ensure adequate funding is available for the upcoming year and to minimize the disruption to charter school and LEA funding.

  • Phase I, Initial Submission for the ADM Projection - closed
  • Phase II, ADM Confirmation – closed
  • Phase III, Final Verification – available May / early June 2015

How to Subscribe to the CSADM Projection System
(pdf, 231kb)   POSTED 11/25/14
How to Work within the CSADM Projection System
(pdf, 725kb)   UPDATED 12/17/14
Access the CSADM Projection System

Charter Schools Initiative Legislation
Legislation and policy regarding charter schools.

Chart of Accounts and other Manuals
Various manuals which includes uniform chart of accounts, salary schedules and supplements.

Charter Schools State Allotments
Allotments for charter schools.

Data Transfer Schedule for Charter Schools
Schedule of Uniform Education Reporting System (UERS) data transmissions from Charter Schools to DPI, includes PMR schedule instructions and form.

Cash Management Guidelines For Charter Schools
(pdf, 307kb)   UPDATED 11/12/13

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