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Business and Administrative Costs Low Compared to Other State of Michigan Schools

Mason, MI – The Michigan Department of Education has recently published the annual Bulletin 1014. In this report, Mason Public Schools (MPS) has maintained a ranking for low total business and administrative costs per student compared to other Michigan districts for the years ending June 30, 2015 – 2020.

For the year ending 2020, MPS was ranked 712 out of 829 schools, maintaining a position in the lowest 8% of schools in Michigan for the lowest business and administrative cost per student. For the last six fiscal years, Mason Public Schools has been ranked in the lowest 8% of all school districts in the state, for the lowest business and administrative cost per student.

Business and administrative expenditures excluding capital outlay, include Board of Education, superintendent, office of the principal (school administration), fiscal services, other business services, communication services, human resources, technology services and building and site improvement services.

“Mason Public Schools continues to prioritize fiscal responsibility and focus on providing students with the most robust opportunities while remaining within our budget,” said Ronald Drzewicki, Ed.S., Superintendent of Mason Public Schools. “Dollars saved on business and administrative expenses are funneled into programming and services for our students.”