Ferndale Schools Budget
INTRODUCTION Section 18 (2)  of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website within 30 days after a board adopts its annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us. The following information is required to be posted on our website. See below for links to these documents.

1.  The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.

2.  Using data that has already been collected and submitted to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), a summary of district or intermediate district expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed in the following two (2) pie charts which were provided for the general fund of the district or intermediate district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):

2a. A chart of personnel expenditures broken down into the following subcategories:

  1. Salaries and Wages
  2. Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability,
    & long term care
  3. Retirement benefits costs
  4. All other personnel costs
2b. A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
  1. Instruction
  2. Support Services
  3. Business and Administration
  4. Operations and Maintenance

3.  Links to all of the following:

3a. The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit.

3b. Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of benefits that would constitute health care services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee in the district.

3c. The audit report of the audit conducted for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available.

4.  The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the district or intermediate district and for each employee of the district whose salary exceeds $100,000

5.  The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations

6.  The annual amount spent on lobbying services

1. Fiscal Year 2013-14 Annual Operating Budget
Budget Resolution, 2013-2014, Adopted March 2014: General Fund & Cafeteria Budgets

2a. Summary of Personnel Expenditures (w/chart)

2b. Summary of District Expenditures (w/chart)

3a. Collective Bargaining Agreements:

3b. Health Care Benefits Plans: AFSA | AFSCME | Exempt | UAW | AdEd Teachers | K-12 Teachers | FAES

3c. 2013 Audit Report

4. Salary & Benefit Descriptions of Superintendent and All Employees

4a. Superintendent's 2014 Contract Amendment

4b. Executive Director of Finance 2014 Contract Amendment

4c. Interim Executive Director of Elementary Education 2014 Contract Amendment

4d. Interim Executive Director of Secondary Education 2014 Contract Amendment


5. Annual Amount Spent on Dues Paid to Associations

6. District paid Lobbying Costs:
There were no District paid lobbying costs for 2012 - 2013

7. 2000 Long-Range Vision



 MI School Data

2010-2011 Archived Budget

2011-12 Archived Budget

2012-13 Archived Budget


Ferndale Schools Student Photos