Budget and Salary/Compensation Transparency Reporting

Pinckney Community Schools is the 137th largest school district in the state with approximately 2949 students. The district is the largest employer in the community with a budget of $28 million, 350 employees and 6 buildings. Administrative costs for Pinckney Community Schools are in the lowest 10% of all public school districts in Michigan. Administrative costs rank 603rd out of 838 school districts. (Source: MDE Bulletin 1014 Revised February 2018). According to the Educational Research Service, the average ratio of employee to an administrator in public schools is 15 to 1 as compared to manufacturing which is 5 to 1.

As a service industry, approximately 82% of our expenses are personnel related. Our focus is on high-quality instruction; therefore our instructional costs are somewhat higher than our administrative costs. Instructional costs are ranked 326th in the State. Due to the hard work and dedication of our employees and students, Pinckney’s test scores and graduation rates exceed the state average and meet or exceed Livingston county averages.

2018-19 Deficit Elimination Plan Approval Letter

Transition to Treasury Department Letter

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Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Board Approved Budgets

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Board Approved Budgets

Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Board Approved Budgets

Personnel Expenditures

Operating Expenditures

District Credit Card Information

District Paid Administrator Out-of-state Travel

Bargaining Agreements

Employer-Sponsored Benefits

Audited Financial Statements

Employee Compensation Information

Monthly Check Registers


District Paid Association Dues

District Paid Lobbying Costs

  • Pinckney Community Schools has no expenditures associated with lobbying costs.

Board of Education Compensation and Expense Reimbursement Policy 140

Teacher Evaluation Process

Pinckney Community Schools utilizes the 5 Dimensions Plus (5D+) evaluation instrument and process for teacher evaluation in the district. The 5D+ system was developed by the University of Washington's Center for Education Leadership (CEL) and is based in research conducted by the CEL. It is one of the four teacher evaluation systems approved by the State of Michigan.

Teacher Evaluation Postings and Assurance: Information required by Section 1249 of the Revised School Code regarding the teacher evaluation process and instrument may be found at the following link: http://mymassp.com/5D_teacher_evaluation_postings_and_assurances#four

The 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric can be found at the following link: 5D+ Teacher Evaluation Rubric

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