DIVISION MISSION :: We manage nearly $10 billion in state and federal funds and provide various technical support services to Local Education Agencies (LEAs), their schools, their employees, and the Department of Public Instruction (DPI).



ESSA Per Pupil Guidance
(pdf, 319kb)


FY 2018-19 Budget Information


Indirect Cost Rates
The US Department of Education (USDE) has given DPI authority to issue indirect cost rates for Local Education Agencies (LEAs), including the regional school, lab schools, and charter schools.
Grantees that receive their indirect cost rates from DPI use the rates to recover organization-wide administrative costs of managing federal grants, such as costs related to accounting, budgeting, purchasing, auditing, and payroll processing.
Future and Current Indirect Cost Rates for LEAs, Charter, Regional and Lab Schools


Closing Procedures for Fiscal Year 2017-2018


2018-2019 Salary Schedules
(pdf, 186kb)   LAST UPDATED: JUNE 18, 2018


Federal Grants Administered through the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI)
(pdf, 126kb)   LAST UPDATED: MAY 23, 2018


Days Missed for Inclement Weather Survey
All LEAs are REQUIRED by Legislation to complete the Days Missed Survey for school year 2017-2018. LEAs ONLY (No charter schools), complete and submit the survey by June 22, 2018.
Survey link:
If you have questions about the survey, contact LaShon Creech at or 919.807.3727.


CSADM 2018 – 2019 Phase II Final Verification-Initial ADM submissions due June 1, 2018 – June 15, 2018
CSADM Phase II is required of all:

  • Current charter schools with 2017-18 school attendance,
  • New Charter schools approved by the State Board of Education to open July 1, 2018, and
  • The University of North Carolina (UNC) Laboratory schools approved by the NC General Assembly to open during the 2018-19 school year (7/1/2018 – 6/30/2019).

The Preliminary Phase II Review and Preparations document provides guidelines to assist with preparing for the CDADM Phase II submission.
(pdf, 1.04mb)


Estimated Average Daily Membership for Charter Schools
Potential transfer of students from LEAs 2018-19
(xlsx, 49kb) LAST UPDATED: MAY 11, 2018


Reporting of Fraud and Misuse of Funds


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