Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting
The Annual Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting legislation is an opportunity for Clara B Ford Academy to share, with the public, information on how resources are utilized.
The legislation represents an amendment to the State School Aid Act (Public Act 94 of 1979) and requires each Michigan school district and intermediate school district to post the following budgetary information on its website.
Board Approved Budgets
The Clara B Ford Academy budget is adopted by the local board of education no later than June 30 of each year. This budget is posted on the website within 30 days of adoption. Any subsequent budget amendments are also posted within 30 days.
CBFA Budget Resolution FY24
Personnel Expenditures and Current Operating Expenditures
Because schools are a service industry, the largest share of every school's expenditures is salaries and benefits. Operational expenditures include but are not limited to instructional resources, fuel, maintenance, and technology.
Personnel Expenditures 2022 - 23
Operating Expenditures 2022 - 23
Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports
Current Bargaining Agreements
The staff does not work under bargaining agreements.
Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
The district hired all staff through a third party.
CBF Lead Admin Compensation March 2023
District Paid Lobbying Costs
The district does not pay any lobbying costs.
Medical Benefit Plan Bids
Because our staff is hired through a third party vendor, we do not request medical benefit plan bids.
Audited Financial Statements
Each year, Clara B Ford Academy is required to hire an independent auditor to complete a comprehensive audit which evaluates and reports on the financial condition of the district. The audit includes a thorough analysis of all business operations as well as a compliance review for the requirements of the many programs we operate.
2022 - 23 Audited Financial Report
Governance Letter 2021
Expense Reimbursement Policy
District Credit Card Information
2022-23 Credit Card Information
District Paid Association Dues
2022 - 23 District Paid Association Dues
Approved Deficit Elimination Plan
The district has not incurred a deficit
District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information
2022 - 23 Travel Information
District Checkbook Balances
2022 - 23 Accounts Payable Check Register
Educator Evaluation Systems Posting and Assurances
Danielsons Teacher Evaluation Model
6 Indicators Administration Evaluation
CBFA ESSER III Return to Learn Plan 10.17.22
MDE Required Reporting
Emergency Drills Report
Emergency Drills Report Form 2021-2022
In order to obtain an accurate local picture of school crime and to develop the partnerships necessary to plan and implement school safety programs, PA 532 of 2016 (Sect. 380.1310a) for reporting certain incidents was put into effect. Per PA 532 of 2016, each school building shall collect and keep current on a weekly basis the information required for the report and each school board shall post this information on its website at least annually.