Business Office

Welcome to the Business Office

The Business Office of the School District of Superior provides accounting and business services for the district.  The Business Office is in the district offices at 3025 Tower Ave.  Our business hours are from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Our office is dedicated to providing support in the following areas:

  • Budget and Finance
    • In order to achieve our vision and mission, the school district uses a strategic plan to determine priorities, make decisions regarding resources, and align our operations with the goal to ensure that employees and other stakeholders are working toward common goals.  We are guided by the strategic position statements developed through engagement with our stakeholders.  This process can be time-consuming and difficult, but it is more necessary and valuable now than ever before.
  • Accounting
    • It is our responsibility to ensure the accuracy of financial documents, as well as their compliance with relevant laws and regulations.  We evaluate financial operations to recommend best practices, identify issues and strategize solutions to help the district run efficiently.  
  • Accounts Payable
    • Our office performs the responsibilities to control expenses, process payments related to account payable balances, and to verify and reconcile all invoices from vendors efficiently and on a timely basis.
  • Internal Audit
    • Our office strives to improve on district's operations and accomplish district's objectives to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
  • External Audit
    • Every summer, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP auditing firm performs an onsite audit of all district programs, verifies validity of financial records and that the district's financial statements accurately represent the district's financial position and are prepared in accordance with the set laws.  Our mission is to have minimal findings once the district's annual audit is complete.
  • Insurance-Property, Liability, Workers Compensation & Auto
    • The Business Manager goes out to market every three years to assure that the most competitive insurance program is in place.
  • Federal/State Grant Programs
    • Through the development of federal programs, our district is able to continue providing education to children and youth.
  • State Reporting
    • Our office meets all required state and federal financial reporting mandates and submits reports to DPI annually.

Bond Rating Agency Standard & Poor:  AA-

Bond credit ratings are without a doubt the most important measures in the bond market when it comes to refinancing the District's debt, passing of a referendum and or for cash defeasance.  The district's rating of AA- falls under high quality investment grade with AAA being a prime investment grade.

Are you an employee with questions about budgets, purchasing and/or employee expense reimbursements?  Do you need forms?  You can find them on our Staff Information & Forms Page!  


Business Office Staff

Shannon Grindell
Director of Business Services
715-394-8700, Ext 10114

Janette McDonald
District Bookkeeper
715-394-8700, Ext 10120

Margo Lind
District Accounts Payable Clerk
715-394-8700, Ext 10172

Financial Facts:

Fall 2020 Financial Facts

Budget Booklets:

2020-21 Budget Booklet

2019-20 Budget Booklet

2018-19 Budget Booklet

2017-18 Budget Booklet

2016-17 Budget Booklet

Audited Financial Reports:

2019-20 Audited Financial Statement

2018-19 Audited Financial Statement

2017-18 Audited Financial Statement

2016-17 Audited Financial Statement

2015-16 Audited Financial Statement