You are now visiting a new section of our website devoted to school finance and budget information. This area is part of our commitment to providing the community with information regarding our district and to comply with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Guidelines for Budget and Salary Compensation Transparency Reporting.
South Lake Schools is a K-12 district located in Macomb County in Southeast Michigan. It is bordered by the shores of Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe and East Detroit. The school district encompasses an area of approximately 4.15 square miles. The district is comprised of portions of the City of Eastpointe, the city of St. Clair Shores and the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores. Existing schools facilities include three elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and an athletic complex. The school district consists of well-established residential areas and a stable commercial base.
According to an article in the Detroit Free Press based on data from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE Bulletin 1014), of all the districts in Macomb County, South Lake Schools expends the least amount of dollars on administrative salaries. We are proud of our fiscal commitment to provide the highest quality programs in our schools.
We offer our students a world class education at every level. Our students enjoy a challenging curriculum, including the only International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme in Macomb County, Dual College Enrollment with Macomb Community College, secondary Global and International education classes, an award-winning high school band, and Culinary Arts and Auto Technology programs. We also have comprehensive athletic programs for both middle and high school students.
The support of our school community via our 2008 Bond Proposal, will provide our students with new wireless technology in every building, new athletic facilities and many other infra-structure upgrades.
South Lake Schools is a place where every child has taken the right step toward their future success! If you have any questions related to this site or the information provided please contact our Business Office at 586-435-1660 or the Superintendent at 586-435-1602.
Section 18 (2) of the Public Act 94 of 1979, The State School Aid Act, has been amended, which requires each school district and intermediate school district to post certain information on its website within 30 days after a board adopts it annual operating budget or any subsequent revision to that budget. The Annual Budget & Transparency Reporting is an opportunity to communicate our community on how we utilize the resources that are provided to us.
The following information is required to be posted on our website:
1. The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.
2. Using data that has already been collected and submitted to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), a summary of district or intermediate district expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed in the following two (2) pie charts which were provided for the general fund of the district or intermediate district by the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI):
(a) A chart of personnel expenditures broken down into the following subcategories:
(1) Salaries and Wages
(2) Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long term care benefits.
(3) Retirement benefits costs
(4) All other personnel costs
(b) A chart of all district expenditures, broken into the following
(2) Support Services
(3) Business and administration
(4) Operations and Maintenance
3. Links to all of the following:
(a) The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit
(b)Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of benefits that would constitute health care services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee in the district
(c)The audit report of the audit conducted for the most recent fiscal year for which it is available.
4. The total salary and a description and cost of each fringe benefit included in the compensation package for the superintendent of the district or intermediate district and for each employee of the district whose salary exceeds $100,000
5. The annual amount spent on dues paid to associations
6. The annual amount spent on lobbying services
Section 1. The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.
Fiscal Year 2012-2013 Budgets View report list.
Section 2a and 2b - Summary of Expenditures - Expressed in Pie Charts
Section 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e - Listing of the Collective bargaining Agreements, Health Care Plans,
Audit Report, Bids for Employee Benefit Plans, Deficit Elimination Plan
Current Collective Bargaining Agreements View report list.Health Care Benefits Plans View report list.
Links to Audit Reports View report list.
Bids for Employee Benefit Plans View report list.
Deficit Elimination Plan View report
Section 4 - Salary and Benefit Description of Superintendent and Employees with Salary
Link to List of Qualifying Employees View report list.
Section 5 - Annual Amount Spent on Dues paid to Associations
Link to List of Qualifying Expenditures View report list.
Section 6 - Annual Amount Spent on Lobbying or Lobbying Services
Link to List of Qualifying Expenditures - There were no lobbying related expenses for
the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.