Forsyth County Schools 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 putting together the budget for FCS. Some of the ones discussed in detail are population increases (student and county wide), revenues, class size, state funded positions - vs - locally funded positions and tax base which will determine the millage rate.FCS is proud to be one of 77 school districts in the nation to have received the highest rating from Moody's. Additionally, FCS has the highest GADOE Financial Efficiency Rating in the state (5-out-of-5 stars) and the second highest rating from Standard and Poors.For Staff:Quick Links:
- Audit Reports
- Fraud Waste Abuse and Corruption
- FY18 Final Budget (action items > final budget approval)
- FCS Five-Year Tax Comparison*
- FY16 Large Districts Per Pupil Comparisons**
- QBE Comparisons (FY03-FY17)
- Monthly Financial Reports
1. Go to Meetings, Board of Education
2. Select a date for a Regular Board Meeting
3. On the agenda, select Finance Report. This includes the monthly district and school financial statements, year-to-date budget, SPLOST collections and investments, and bond summaries.
* FCS has maintained the same millage rate for the last four years. It is the lowest in metro-Atlanta.** FCS has the lowest per pupil expenditure of the 12 largest districts in Georgia.