Finance and Business Department

The Finance Department is responsible for processing contract and vendor payments for the school district. They also deposit payments and records accounts receivables for the collection of state, federal, and other funds. In addition, the Finance Department records payroll expenses, disburses payroll to employees, files various reports for deductions, processes and disburses payment for employee travel in compliance with state travel regulations. This department also develops the annual budget and assists with the planning for expenditures.

The Vidalia City School System's fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends June 30 as mandated by the State of Georgia.


School System Financial Information (HB 139)

Click on the link above to access the state's new financial data reporting tool, published by the GADOE, as required by HB 139.


Annual Financial Statement

Click on the link above to access the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts website. 


The Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts (DOAA) exists to provide decision makers with credible management information to promote improvements in accountability and stewardship in state and local government.


The Education Audit Division (EAD) is responsible for performing financial and compliance audits and agreed upon procedure reports of public local education agencies (i.e. public school districts).To view a listing of reports on the DOAA's web site, select the link to the "Reports" page. Public School System reports are found under the “Education Audit” division, or you may type "City of Vidalia Board of Education" into the filter search bar on the left side of the screen.


GOSA Financial Efficiency Star Rating

The Financial Efficiency Star Rating(FESR) provides a comparison of district spending per student with overall academic performance.  


Contact Information:

Norma Croft, Chief Financial Officer

(912) 537-3088 x2012