FY2014-2015 Student Success Funding SSF

The Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Student Success Funding (SSF) calculations have been made. Below is a list by school, with subtotals by LEA. Please email any questions regarding this worksheet or calculations to SchoolFinance@azed.gov.   Questions will be responded to in the order they are received. 

Be sure to submit SSF questions as soon as possible, as SSF payments will be distributed in Mid-November.  A separate e-mail will be sent to each school district and charter school receiving SSF.  If this is not received by October 17th, please e-mail the School Finance Inbox using the address above.

Student Success Funding is exempt from the Revenue Control Limit.  Each school district and charter schools is required to establish a local level Student Success Fund (Program for charter schools) for the accounting of revenues and expenditures.  A report of expenditures will be due by October 15, 2015  (A template will be provided.).

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CSF Lawsuit Settlement

The lawsuit regarding Classroom Site Fund withholdings has been settled. All LEAs due a payment were paid in the beginning of October, 2014. The LEAs that still owe payments will see the withholdings beginning in the November, 2014 CSF payment.

A complete list of withholdings and payments can be seen here:

CSF Lawsuit Settlement

SDER Deadline Fast Approaching

Have you entered your LEA’s SDER Data for FY15?  The deadline for submitting SDER (School District Employee Report) data is next Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm. The SDER online application is and has been available to accept employee data via Common Logon.  Do not delay!!  Submit your SDER data today so you don’t miss the 4:30 pm October 15, 2014 deadline.  If you have any questions about SDER, please contact your LEA Account Analyst.

 The FY2015 Memo that includes instructions for submitting data has been published and emailed to the district superintendents and business managers that ADE has on file.

If you missed the School Finance SDER Webinars, that were held in September, you can view the information here. 

FY 2015 BUDG25 Budget Verification Letters Published

The FY 2015 BUDG25 Budget Verification Letters were published on Friday, October 3, 2014.

To download and review a specific district from the ADE School Finance website, please click the following link:

https://www.ade.az.gov/Budget/EntitySelection.asp.

Please email the budget team at SFBudgetTeam@azed.gov with any questions.

Thank you!

October FY 2015 BUDG25 Reports have been posted

The October FY 2015 BUDG25 Reports have been posted to each district’s budget reports home page of the ADE School Finance website. To download and review a specific district selection, please follow this link: https://www.ade.az.gov/Budget/EntitySelection.asp.

Thank you for contacting the School Finance budget team with any budget questions by emailing sfbudgetteam@azed.gov.

October Aggregation Begins October 3rd!! Get Data in by October 2nd!!

Monthly Aggregation processing begins October 3, 2014 and will include data submitted to SAIS through 5 p.m. October 2, 2014.  For those LEAs whose schools have reached 40th day on or prior to October 2, 2014, 40th day ADM will be calculated and available by October 15, 2014.  Please check the IT Bulletin Board for updates stating the data has completed processing.  Only at that time, can you check your ADMS, SPED and ELL 75-1 reports and expect to see complete ADM results.

For charter schools, once 40th day ADM is calculated for your LEA, the next monthly disbursement of state aid will be based on the 40th day ADM and will no longer be based on estimated counts.  For example, if all schools have reached 40th day by October 2, 2014, 40th day ADM will be calculated and your November 3, 2014 disbursement will be based on that newly calculated 40th day ADM and will not be based on the estimated counts submitted earlier in the year through the “Charter Estimated Counts” application available within Common Logon.

For charters who HAVE NOT reached 40th day on or prior to October 2, 2014, the November 3, 2014 disbursement will still be based on Estimated Counts submissions.  Please see Hot Topic “Estimated Counts Submissions” for more information.

If you have questions regarding Monthly Aggregation Processing, please see your account analyst.  To find your analyst, see https://www.azed.gov/Administrators/SF/Lists/LEAAccountAnalysts/AllItems.aspx

 

Estimated Counts Submissions

For Charter Schools who WILL NOT reach their 40th day on or prior to October 2, 2014, estimated counts data will be used for the November 3, 2014 payment.

Beginning September 26, 2014 and ending October 15, 2014, if a charter school needs to make any changes to estimated counts, it is their responsibility to contact the LEA Account Analyst to open a window.  A window will be opened only by request. 

For Payment Date

Submission START DATE

Submission DEADLINE

November 3, 2014*

Paid on SAIS 40th day ADM, unless   Charter Holder has not   reached the 40th day of school

See Account Analyst

 *Note:  If payments are based on estimated counts beyond the dates scheduled above, it is the charter school’s responsibility to request that a window be opened in any month to make changes to estimated counts. A window will only be opened by request. The school name and CTDS number should be submitted via e-mail to the LEA Account Analyst and a window will be opened in the appropriate time frame (generally early in the month before the next payment is calculated).

A memo (14-053) providing deadlines and instructions for submitting Estimated Counts was distributed June 11. The memo is posted on our FY 2014 Memos webpage at:

http://www.azed.gov/administrators/SF/NumberedMemos/FY2014/Forms/PublicView.aspx

If you have questions regarding the submissions, please see your account analyst.  To find your analyst, see https://www.azed.gov/Administrators/SF/Lists/LEAAccountAnalysts/AllItems.aspx

FY 14 Statewide Recalculation Adjustments

FY14 StatewideRecalculationAdjustments

Charter Estimated Counts is Closing Monday!!

Charter Estimated Counts will be closing Monday, September 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm!  All active charter holders should have submitted new or revised estimates of their ADM (Average Daily Membership) for FY2015.  The data within Estimated Counts on September 15th will be used as the basis for the October 1, 2014 state aid disbursement.  Please see the table below for future submission and payment dates:

For Payment Date:

Estimated Counts Submission START   DATE

Estimated Counts Submission   DEADLINE (by 4:30 p.m.)

October 1, 2014

August 27, 2014

September 15, 2014

November 3, 2014*

Paid on SAIS 40th day   ADM, unless Charter Holder has not   reached the 40th day of   school.

See Account Analyst

* Note: If payments are based on estimated counts beyond the dates scheduled above, it is the charter school’s responsibility to request that a window be opened in any month to make changes to estimated counts. A window will only be opened by request. The school name and CTDS number should be submitted via e-mail to the LEA Account Analyst and a window will be opened in the appropriate time frame (generally early in the month before the next payment is calculated).

Please see Memo 14-053 for submission instructions and future deadlines.

If you have questions regarding the submissions, please see your account analyst.  To find your analyst, see https://www.azed.gov/Administrators/SF/Lists/LEAAccountAnalysts/AllItems.aspx

SDER Application Open / Sign up for Webinar

The School District Employee Report (SDER) On-Line Application is currently available and ready to accept employee data.   This application is accessible through Common Logon.  Note that you must submit your SDER by 4:30 p.m. on October 15. If you have any questions about your SDER, please contact your LEA Account Analyst.

 The FY2015 Memo that includes instructions for submitting data has been published and emailed to the district superintendents and business managers that ADE has on file.

Webinars will be offered twice, in the event you would like to learn more about SDER.  They will be conducted on:

  • Thursday,  September 18, 10:00 a.m.  – 11:00 a.m.   Register now!
  • Tuesday,  September 23, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.    Register now!

You can register for one of these webinars through the “Register now!” links above.


Please note that SDER is required for districts and district-sponsored charter schools.  Charter schools sponsored by the AZ State Board for Charter Schools, the State Board of Education, universities and community colleges are not obligated to submit the data and should not submit data.