As a support group for the instructional programs for the students of the Tupelo Public School District, the Finance Department strives to maximize resources and safeguard assets by utilizing best business practices and exhibiting utmost integrity while providing support services and supporting the mission of the district. Our department aspires to achieve the maximum return on the public's investment in our schools, staff and children.
The Finance Department supports the district's instructional goals by providing business services for campuses and departments. Our department distributes available resources equitably to the schools, staff and children. Services are provided through accounting and finance, accounts payable, payroll, purchasing, budget development and control, grant management, asset control and business service training.
The combined efforts of the finance department oversee the district's accounting practices for payments to vendors and compensation to employees. Additionally, the management of all district investments, budgets, special revenue, grant projects and software user group training round out the key functions of the Finance Department.