Financial and Business Services

The Division of School Business manages approximately $11 billion in state and federal funds and provides various technical support services to School Districts/Local Education Agencies (LEAs), Independent Public Schools (IPS - charters, lab schools, regional schools, and the Innovative School District), their employees, and other public school stakeholders.

What's New

2019-20 Principal Bonus

Budget Status - On November 1, the General Assembly presented the Governor with two bills that addressed public school employee salaries. The Governor vetoed Senate Bill 354 and has not taken any action on House Bill 377. Here is a summary of the items addressed in the Appropriations Bill, S354 and H377 and their current status. In the event that H377 becomes law, more information will be provided.

SS300 Local Salary Supplements Report - LEAs Only - The SS300 report is due by December 6, 2019.

ESSA Per Pupil Guidance Updated August 27, 2018

    Contact Information

    Division of School Business

    Division of School Business

    Chief School Business Officer: Alexis Schauss
    Assistant Director of School Business: Leigh Ann Kerr
    School Allotments: Lydia Prude, Section Chief
    School Reporting: Gwendolyn Tucker, Section Chief
    Monitoring and Compliance: Leigh Ann Kerr

    The Division of School Business manages state and federal funds that are allotted to LEAs and IPSs. We collect, compile and analyze public school financial, student and personnel data. We provide support to LEA and ISP financial offices and monitor compliance with state and federal laws.

    Who We Are - School Business Updated September 11, 2018

    School Business Organization Chart Updated December 10, 2019

    Phone Numbers:

    Main: 919-807-3600
    Fax: 919-807-3604

    Mailing Address:
    Division of School Business
    Department of Public Instruction
    6336 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, NC 27699-6336 

    LEAs and Schools

    LEAs and Schools

    List of NC LEAs (school systems) including Independent Public Schools and other Educational Entities Updated September 6, 2019

    LEA contact information, including Superintendents, Finance Officers, Personnel Administrators, & Principals can be found in EDDIE. Use the LEA Personnel Report (located under the Reports Menu) to obtain all LEAs, or use the Search or Selection boxes to navigate to an individual LEA or school. For help with LEA or school information and creating mailing labels or reports, please go to the EDDIE Information page.

    Independent Public Schools (Charters, Laboratory, Regional, Innovative School District) contact information is in EDDIE. Charter schools can also be found on the Office of Charter Schools website: Charter School Contacts.

    Fraud and Misuse of Funds