Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

The Annual Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting legislation is an opportunity for Clara B Ford Academy to share, with the public, information on how resources are utilized.

The legislation represents an amendment to the State School Aid Act (Public Act 94 of 1979) and requires each Michigan school district and intermediate school district to post the following budgetary information on its website.

Board Approved Budgets

The Clara B Ford Academy budget is adopted by the local board of education no later than June 30 of each year. This budget is posted on the website within 30 days of adoption. Any subsequent budget amendments are also posted within 30 days.

Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Original Board Approved Budget
Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Original Board Approved Food Service Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Final Board Approved Budget
Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Final Board Food Service Budget

Fiscal Year 2020 - 2021 Original Board Approved Budgets

Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020 Board Approved Final Budgets
Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Board Approved Original Budget


Personnel Expenditures and Current Operating Expenditures

Because schools are a service industry, the largest share of every school's expenditures is salaries and benefits. Operational expenditures include but are not limited to instructional resources, fuel, maintenance, and technology.

Personnel Expenditures 2021
Operating Expenditures 2021
Educational Service Provider Transparency Reports

ESP Operating Expenditures 2021
ESP Transparency Expenditures 2021

Current Bargaining Agreements
The district hired all staff through a third party.

Employer Sponsored Health Care Plans
The district hired all staff through a third party.

CBF 2021 Lead Admin Compensation

District Paid Lobbying Costs
The district did not pay any lobby costs for the fiscal year ending June 2021.

Medical Benefit Plan Bids

Because our staff is hired through a third party vendor, we do not request medical benefit plan bids.


Audited Financial Statements
Each year, Clara B Ford Academy is required to hire an independent auditor to complete a comprehensive audit which evaluates and reports on the financial condition of the district. The audit includes a thorough analysis of all business operations as well as a compliance review for the requirements of the many programs we operate.

Audited Financial Statements 2021
Governance Letter 2021


District Credit Card Information

The district does not have any credit cards.


District Paid Association Dues

District Paid Association Dues 2021

Approved Deficit Elimination Plan

The district has not incurred a deficit


District Paid Out-of-State Travel Information

District Out-of-State Travel 2021

Board Approved Purchasing Policy

Board Approved Reimbursement Policy

Accounts Payable Check Register 2021

Educator Evaluation Systems Posting and Assurances

Danielsons Teacher Evaluation Model
6 Indicators Administration Evaluation

COVID-19 Related Plans and Resolutions

CBF Extended COVID 19 Learning Plan 12.7.20 (NEW).pdf
CBF Extended COVID 19 Training Plan January 2021
Clara B Ford Academy - Extended COVID-19 Learning Goal Reporting February 2021.pdf
Clara B. Ford Academy - End of the Year Extended COVID-19 Learning Goal Report 2021

CBFA October Monthly ECLP Resolution
CBFA November ECLP Resolution.pdf
CBFA December Monthly ECLP Board Resolution.pdf
CBF March Monthly ECLP Board Resolution
CBFA Monthly ECLP Board Resolution April.pdf

ESSER 3 Plan for Safe Return to In-Person Instruction