The Business Office strives to efficiently and effectively steward the resources the community has entrusted towards the educational goals of the community. We desire to do this in a transparent, ethical, and equitable way.

In recognition of the efforts we have put in these goals, the District has received the following awards:

  • A perfect 4.0 “Recognition” award from the State of Illinois, the highest rank a school district can receive from the State for financial health.
  • A Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for our Comprehensive Annual Financial Report from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO).
  • A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting (COA) from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).


What We Do

The Business Office key responsibilities include:

  • Banking Reconciliation
  • Payroll
  • Purchasing
  • Bidding
  • Financial reporting to the Board of Education, State of Illinois, and the D128 Community
  • Annual financial audit
  • Preparation of the annual budget
  • Risk management
  • Managing District financial resources (investments and borrowing)
  • Payment of all District bills
  • Collection and recording of all District revenue including student fees
  • Management of food services and transportation
  • Oversight of construction projects