The Certified Annual Financial Report is a report of financial data required by Iowa Code to be filed annually with the Department of Education by each school district and area education agency and which is due no later than September 15 following the close of the fiscal year.
The Chart of Account upload and online data collection are located at www.edinfo.state.ia.us. Below are the specifications for the software providers, districts, and area education agencies, the instructions for the CAR, and certified annual reports by district and area education agency for past years.
Denise Ragias -- for help with the uploads and reports
Janice Evans -- for help with account codes and journal entries
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Many districts have asked for information from the CAR-COA be made available in a format similar to the forms below for comparative purposes. These workbooks have been created from queries.
Expenditures from Categorical Funding in the General Fund, by District and AEA
This information comes from the CAR-COA as submitted by each district and AEA. Many requests are received for this information which was not available through the query tool at this level of detail. Spreadsheets on state and local categorical funding (grants-in-aid and budgetary allocations) are being published on this website as they are completed.