Financial and Business Services

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, and regional schools), their employees, and other public school stakeholders.

Keep up to date with us through our Newsletters, the What's New section below, and our topic pages in the navigation bar to the right. 

School Business Systems Information for New Finance Officers and Staff - Please follow this link to our Finance Office Guides heading to find our summary of key operating systems.

What's New

Missed Days 2022-2023 Survey


Budget Comparison 2023-24


ESSER III (PRC 181) FY 2022 Learning Loss Expenditure Survey


Teacher Compensation Requirements for Read to Achieve Summer Reading Camps


Professional Certification for NC School Finance Officers - SBE Policy


Low Wealth Supplemental Funding - FY23-24 Planning Allotment vs. FY22-23 Initial Allotment - updated April 27, 2023

Calculating Low Wealth Supplemental Funding


2023 Highlights of the NC Public School Budget


COVID Funds - Expenditure and Allotments Data spreadsheet as of April 30, 2023, and the Allotment and Expenditure Data Visualization is through April 30, 2023.

Contact Information

Tab/Accordion Items

School Business Senior Director: Jennifer Bennett
Public School Budget Manager: John Keefer
School Allotments: Kristie Weber, Section Chief
School Reporting: Gwendolyn Tucker, Section Chief
Monitoring & Compliance: Shirley McFadden, Section Chief

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  April 2021

Phone Number: 984-236-2440

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

2022-2023 List of NC LEAs (school systems) including Independent Public Schools and other Educational Entities

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