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Transparency Report

Budget and Salary/Compensation & Transparency Reporting

Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website within 30 days after a board adopts it annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate with our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.

The following information is required to be posted on our website

  • The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions
  • Using data that has been collected and submitted to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), a summary of district or intermediate district expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed in the following two (2) pie charts which were provided for the general fund of the district or intermediate district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):
    • A chart of personnel expenditures broken down into the following subcategories:
      • Salaries and Wages
      • Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long term care benefits.
      • Retirement benefit costs
      • All other personnel costs
  • A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:
    • Instruction
    • Support Services
    • Business and Administration
    • Operations and Maintenance
  • Links to all of the following:
    • The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit
    • Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of benefits that would constitute health care services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee in the district.
    • The audit report of the audit conducted for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available.
    • Bids required under section 5 of the public employee health benefits act, 2007 PA 106, MCL 124.75 (Health Care Bids).
  • The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the district or intermediate district and for each employee of the district whose salary exceeds $100,000
  • The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations
  • The annual amount spent on lobbying services

Section 1-Annual Operating Budget and Subsequent Budget Revisions

Section 2-Personnel and Operating Expenditures

Section 3: Bargaining Agreements and Health Care Plans

Vision & Medical Plans

Section 4: Audit

2022-23 Audit

Additional Reports Required by OMB Circular A-133

Section 5: Procurement Policy


Section 6: Accounts Payable Check Register

2022-23 Check Registers

Section 7: Salary and Benefit Description of all Employees earning $100K or More

Salary Information

Section 8: Annual Amount Spent on Dues Paid to Associations

2022-23 Association Fees Report

Section 9: Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying Services

District Paid Lobbying Costs

Section 10: School District Dashboard

Section 11: Approved Deficit Elimination Plans

The District is not a deficit district and therefore does not have a deficit elimination plan that must be approved by the State.

Section 12: District Purchase Card Information

District Purchasing Cardholder List

Section 13: Out of State Travel Information

2022-2023  Administrator Out of State Travel: No administrators traveled out of state during the 2022-23 school year.

Education Evaluation Systems Posting and Assurances


The district ensures that a minimum of two 2-way interactions occur between all pupils enrolled in Clarkston Virtual/RVS programs  and the pupil's teacher each week of the school year. Students in temporary distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic interact with their teachers every day of learning during the school year. 


23g MI Kids Back on Track

The MI Kids Back on Track grant funds (MCL388.1623g) are designed to address unfinished learning, get students to grade-level academic standards, provide additional academic assistance to students at risk of falling behind their peers, or help high school students prepare for postsecondary education. In Clarkston Community Schools, this funding will be utilized through our multi-tiered system of supports for students kindergarten through seventh grade. You can learn more about the district's plan for these funds on the MICIP Portfolio Report below.

If you would like to request assistance for the services outlined, please contact Administrator of Data Structure and Analysis Wendy Osterman at or (248)623-5400.