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. To access EDDIE to update school information, please see our EDDIE webpage.

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

FY2024-25 Budget

Materials for Legislated Items
State Planning
Teacher Supplement - PRC 071
Supplemental Funds - PRC 031
Federal Planning and Information
LEA Per Pupil Expense (PPE) for FY22-23 

Please be aware there is an anomaly in our per pupil expenditure report that is causing an issue for some LEAs related to the comparison between per pupil expenditure data with and without child nutrition included. DPI is aware of the issue and is investigating a solution. Please keep this mind when using these data in budget planning.

The Per Pupil Expenses have been loaded in the North Carolina Public Schools Statistical Profile Website
The following PPE information can be located under the Financial Information Section:

  • Table 23 - comparison of Per Pupil Expenditures Current Expense Expenditures Only,
  • Table 24 - Per Pupil Expenditure Ranking (Child Nutrition Included) and
  • Table 25 - Per Pupil Expenditure Ranking (Child Nutrition Excluded)

Other Data and Guidance

FPD 202 Form - as of March 17, 2022

Highlights of the NC Public School Budget - 2023-2024

Cash Management
School Business 2024 Summer Conference - Thursday July 25, 2024
Overtime Exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Contact Information

Tab/Accordion Items

School Business Senior Director: Jennifer Bennett
School Allotments: Quatia Snipes, 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

2023-2024 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.