Archive — Month: May 2015

Published: May 26th, 2015

FY 2016 Hearing Notification – Districts Only

Unfortunately, there is a problem with the internal properties of the FY 2016 hearing notification form that was sent out with the district FY 2016 budget file package. For any district: 1) that has attempted to upload the FY 2016  hearing notice, it is most likely that a file verification error is preventing the file upload success. The district will have [Read more…]

Published: May 21st, 2015

Guidance Available: DSCS to District School Conversion

Guidance is now available for the districts sponsoring or operating charter schools (DSCS) who are required to or who are considering converting their district sponsored or district operated charter schools to a district school for FY 2016.   This guidance provides: DSCS schools which must cease operation prior to July 1, 2015 Legislative intent for [Read more…]

Published: May 18th, 2015

District Expenditure Budget Packages for Fiscal Year 2016

The Office of the Auditor General and the Arizona Department of Education have issued the annual expenditure budget packages for fiscal year 2016. Districts Budget forms (click button): FY2016 District Expenditure Budget Package  Districts may begin submitting files to ADE through the Common Logon on May 22, 2015.

Published: May 15th, 2015

May Monthly Processing Complete and ADMS40 Series Reports Available

May’s monthly processing that began on May 5, 2015 completed on May 14, 2015 .   Updated 75-1 reports (ADM, SPED and ELL) are available through SDDI or Student Detail Reports, both available through Common Logon.  Also, the ADMS40 series reports (including the 46-1) and the SPED28-1 and ELLS28-1 reports are available here. For charters, these new 40 series and [Read more…]

Published: May 15th, 2015

Charter Small School Weights FY16

To:  All charter holders and charter operators Budget worksheets and forms for charters will be issued early next week.  Worksheets have been modified to assist in calculating adjustments. Beginning with fiscal year 2015-2016, A.R.S §15-185, as amended by Laws 2015, Chapter 15, Section 1,  phases out small school weight eligibility for associated state sponsored charter [Read more…]

Published: May 15th, 2015

Budget System File Upload Alert

The Budget system is currently experiencing Technical Difficulties and files are not processing into the system.  The ADE IT Support group is working on the problem and we are hoping to have it resolved soon. If you uploaded a file and the status is “File Pending Validation…” you may need to re-upload the file once [Read more…]

Published: May 12th, 2015

AIMS SF Guidelines for SB 1191 Now Available

On February 20, 2015, Senate Bill 1191 was signed into law, immediately ending the AIMS high school graduation requirement. The bill states that a student is not required to obtain a passing score on a standardized test during FY2015, FY2016, FY2017, and FY2018 school year in order to graduate from high school. School Finance has documented [Read more…]

Published: May 5th, 2015

Vehicle Inventory Is Open and Ready for Submissions for FY 2015

It’s that time of year again when districts are required to submit final transportation data. This includes submitting the Vehicle Inventory data and generating the TRAN40-2 report as well as re-creating the TRAN55-1 report after both Vehicle Inventory and Transportation Routes data have been finalized. Generating the reports is the responsibility of the district and [Read more…]