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

LEA Per Pupil Expense (PPE) for FY22-23 

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)

COVID Funds 

Real Property Status Report - All PSUs
Due November 30, 2023
Real Property Survey Link
Real Property Template Updated November 15, 2023

Budget FY 2023 - 2024

Budget Information

Salary Information

Teacher Bonus Information

Allotment Information

Paid Parental Leave

Travel Subsistence Rate Revision Effective July 1, 2023

UERS Specifications and Required Implementation Date

ESSER Real Property Status Report
ESSER Projects Template

2023-24 Indirect Cost Rates for LEAs, Charter, Regional and Lab Schools

Key Statistical Information

2023 Highlights of the NC Public School Budget March 2023

Contact Information

Tab/Accordion Items

School Business Senior Director: Jennifer Bennett
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

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.