Budget and Finance
The Tattnall County School System operates on a fiscal year basis as prescribed by the State of Georgia. The fiscal year starts July 1 and ends on June 30. The State requires that every school system have a balanced budget, approved by the local Board of Education, in place before the start of the fiscal year. There are many factors that go into determining the budget for Tattnall County Schools, to include: population changes (student and county wide), revenues, class size, state funded positions - vs - locally funded positions, and tax base which are considered when determining the millage rate.
GADOE Financial Report
As of November 1, the Department of Education has published its new financial data reporting tool as required by HB 139. The reporting system link is: https://bit.ly/2qyHuCw
HB 139 required the aggregation and publication of a variety of financial information for all school districts, such as revenue and expenditure data, capital construction costs, recent audits, and similar reports. All of information on this site consists of data and other information which the Department already collects and in most cases published in some existing form, or which is collected and published by another department within state government such as the Department of Audits and Accounts. HB 139 required the centralization of this information into a single web site, which is the purpose of this new reporting system