Charter School for Applied Technologies - Student Enrollment and Billing (2019M-60)

Issued Date
June 14, 2019

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Audit Objective

Determine whether student enrollment and billings to school districts of residence are accurate and supported.

Key Findings

  • Appropriate proof of residency was not on file for 34 of the 60 students in our audit sample (57 percent).
  • The School billed tuition totaling $12,600 for three students to the incorrect district of residence and underbilled four additional student’s district of residence by $4,200.

Key Recommendations

  • Obtain proof of residency documentation annually, or whenever there is a change in residency, in a timely manner and develop and implement escalation procedures for when it is not.
  • Address and resolve the incorrect billings.

School officials generally agreed with our findings and recommendations and indicated they plan to take corrective action. Appendix B includes our comment on an issue raised in the School’s response.