Sonoma County Office of Education

Business Services


This department includes internal and external fiscal services, information technology, printing services, and operations. Through its fiscal services unit, it accounts for all K-12 public education funding in Sonoma County. This department:

  • Reviews and approves school district budgets
  • Produces paychecks and expenditure warrants for all districts
  • Runs a countywide schools information technology system
  • Reviews school attendance reports
  • Provides centralized services that allow schools and districts to perform day-to-day business and administrative operations with cost efficiency.

SCOE-Approved Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) | Link

Redevelopment Documents: Information for school districts on the impact of Redevelopment Agency revenue on district budgets
Final RDA Presentation
Redevelopment Study

Statistical Report: Schools of Sonoma County, 2014-15
Each year, SCOE’s staff compile attendance and financial information from all of the county’s school districts and charter schools. Then, staff uses this to produce an annual 2014-15 Statistical Report (pdf). The report includes:

  • Data related to average daily attendance
  • District attendance trends
  • General fund revenue by district
  • Beginning and ending fund balances
  • Income/expense per average daily attendance

Each year’s report is released 6-8 months after the close of the fiscal year on June 30.