Gulfport School District Finance Department
The achievement of the District's purposes can best be reached through sound fiscal management. The Board recognizes that quality education is central to the purpose of the District and that fiscal management must be used as a tool to achieve this purpose.
The district's finance department seeks to meet the following goals:
1. to engage in thorough advanced planning, with broad-based staff and community involvement, to develop budgets and to guide expenditures in order to receive the greatest educational returns for the dollar expended;
2. to establish levels of funding which will provide high quality education for the district's students;
3. to utilize the best available techniques for budget development and management;
4. to require maximum efficiency in accounting and reporting procedures.