Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

The Annual Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting legislation is an opportunity for Clara B Ford Academy to share, with the public, information on how resources are utilized.

The legislation represents an amendment to the State School Aid Act (Public Act 94 of 1979) and requires each Michigan school district and intermediate school district to post the following budgetary information on its website.

Board Approved Budgets

The Clara B Ford Academy budget is adopted by the local board of education no later than June 30 of each year. This budget is posted on the website within 30 days of adoption. Any subsequent budget amendments are also posted within 30 days.

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Approved General Fund Budget

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Final Board Approved Budget Amendment

Fiscal Year 2016-17 Board Approved General Fund Budget Amendment 1
Fiscal Year 2016-17 Approved General Fund Budget
Fiscal Year 2016-17 Approved Food Service Fund Budget

CBF 2015-16 Final Approved General Fund Budget
CBF 2015-16 Final Approved School Service Fund Budget
CBF 2015-2016 Board Approved Budget Amendment 1
CBF 2015-2016 Board Approved Budget

CBF Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Board Approved Budget Amendment 2


Personnel Expenditures and Current Operating Expenditures

Because schools are a service industry, the largest share of every school's expenditures is salaries and benefits. Operational expenditures include but are not limited to instructional resources, fuel, maintenance, and technology.

2015-2016 Operating Expenditures
2015-2016 Personnel Expenditures
Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports

2015-2016 ESP Operating Expenditures
2015-2016 ESP Expenditure Report

Current Bargaining Agreements
The district hired all staff through a third party.

Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
The district hired all staff through a third party.

Employee Compensation Information

District Paid Lobbying Costs
The district did not pay any lobby costs for the fiscal year ending June 2016.

Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Because our staff is hired through a third party vendor, we do not request medical benefit plan bids.


Audited Financial Statements
Each year, Clara B Ford Academy is required to hire an independent auditor to complete a comprehensive audit which evaluates and reports on the financial condition of the district. The audit includes a thorough analysis of all business operations as well as a compliance review for the requirements of the many programs we operate.



District Credit Card Information

Current Credit Card Information


District Paid Association Dues

District Paid Association Dues 2015-2016


Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit


District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information

There was no out-of-state travel to report in 2015-2016

Board Approved Purchasing Policy

Board Approved Reimbursement Policy

2015-2016 Accounts Payable Check Register

Educator Evaluation Systems Posting and Assurances

Marzano Teacher Evaluation Model
7 Indicators Administration Evaluation