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

Voluntary Shared Leave Reporting 2019-2020 - for LEAs Only (Excludes Independent Public School Operations: Charter Schools, Lab Schools, Regional Schools and the Innovative School District) This survey is collected annually in response to General Statute 126-8.3(c), is due September 23, 2020, and is accessible at If you have questions about the survey, please contact Angela Harrison in the Division of School Business at 984-236-2449 or

Summary of 2020-21 Legislation - July 29, 2020

Teacher Legislated Bonuses FAQ


COVID Allotment Policy Manual 2020-21 Updated September 8, 2020

Schedule of COVID Funds as of September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Allocation Summary by Unit September 14, 2020

CRF Guidance from US Treasury

State COVID Appropriations and Provisions

Federal CARES Act

Emergency Leave



LEA Budget Planning for 2020-21 Updated April 20, 2020

Contact Information

Division of School Business

Division of School Business

Chief School Business Officer: Alexis Schauss
School Allotments: Lydia Prude, Section Chief
School Reporting: Gwendolyn Tucker, Section Chief
Monitoring and Compliance: John Keefer, Interim Section Chief

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 Number: 984-236-2440

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 17, 2020

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