Chesterfield County Public Schools won a Meritorious Budget Award from the Association of School Business Officials International for its FY 2015 budget document.
“This award reflects your district’s commitment to sound fiscal management practices and represents a significant achievement,” wrote Executive Director John Musso.
Meritorious Budget Awards promote and recognize excellence in school budget presentation and enhance school business officials’ skills in developing, analyzing and presenting a school system budget. After a rigorous review by professional auditors, the award is conferred only on school districts that have met or exceeded the program’s stringent criteria that
Here are specific comments from the review committee: “The document contains excellent spreadsheets, charts and graphs. The document provides sufficient information for the lay person as well as the detail-oriented expert to understand the budgeting process used by the District and detailed information about the various funds and their uses. [Chesterfield County Public Schools] is to be complimented for its efforts.”
The award-winning budget is available here: mychesterfieldschools.com/wp-content/uploads/budget_files/fy2015/CCPSFY15AdoptedBudget.pdf.