The goal of the Finance Department is to provide the resources needed to support the advancement of student achievement and success in a fiscally responsible manner. The department manages all District operations and maintains the District Budget. They coordinate transportation, payroll, purchasing, residency verification, safety and security, food services, accounts payable and receivable, and oversee construction projects and facilities.
District 205 has received the Association of School Business Officials International’s Certificate of Excellence (COE) in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for financial reporting and acc...
Posted below are the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) for Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 for the past five years. This report presents complete information about the District's financial position at year-end and financial activities during each of the described fiscal years. Responsibility for both the accuracy of the data presented and the completeness and fairness of the presentation including all disclosures are the responsibility of the management of the District.
Mechanics of a school district budget
This resource offers an introduction to school finances and helps to explain the budget process. This resource does not offer specifics related to District 205, but rather an overview of the school budgeting process state-wide.